Learn How to Use Handheld Shooting with a DSLR


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Handheld shooting

Part of holding your camera stable is quite simply how you hold it in your hands. If I'm holding the camera like this. You'll notice that I have a lot of just movement in here. If I zoom the camera at all it's probably going to move the lens physically. This just isn't very stable. So what I want to do is get my arms tucked down in, and really stabilize the camera. The first thing you can do is instead of holding your hand this way. Flip your hand the other direction so you have a nice, solid, stable platform and rest thee lens on it. By doing this you've just created a stable platform to rest the camera on. Now bring that to your face and bring your other hand up and grip it. To take your photo.

By doing this you're bringing your arms inside close to your body, keeping them nice, snug, and solid. So you have a good solid grip on the camera. Another thing is, you're quite often going to want to hold you camera vertically or in portrait mode. The...

Handheld shooting
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Handheld shooting provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke as part of the Photography 101

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