How To Hold The Camera In Canon Rebel T3I


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Holding the camera

I suppose there is no real wrong way to hold a camera, but there are definitely better ways to hold a camera. Proper camera handling will allow you to shoot more stable shots, it'll keep you from getting tired, it'll keep you from getting sore, and it will help you ensure that you don't damage your camera. Now an SLR is a little bit different than holding a point and shoot, because it's this weird shape and it's kind of heavy and if you got a big lens on it, it might be weighted strange, but holding a camera is actually, an SLR camera, is actually very simple. You take your left-hand and you set the lens in it like this. So I've got my thumb and my forefinger around the lens and if you look I've got the back of my hand supporting the bottom of the camera over here.

So this is pretty stable. But what's really making it stable is my elbow. Notice my elbow is up against my side. It's tucked into my body here. This makes a really sturdy platform that's re...

Holding the camera
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Holding the camera provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5)

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