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10 Amateur Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

wasp flowerThis is one of the most common things that come up during a search for digital camera tips. 3 or 5 or 10 Digital Photography tips or tricks. It is amazing how much regurgitated data can be spewed out there for the reader to overcome.  The problem is that it almost has to be represented to the user verbatim, or basically the same every time. There are not a whole lot of ways of teaching someone the “Rule of Thirds” for instance. Just the same, it is important to know a lot of this information. It is also just as important to know when to move on from the basic tips and to progress into advanced techniques. 

So here are my top 10 Photography tips to help you become a better Photographer.

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How to Get the Correct Exposure with your DSLR

Ol+Mis+Dock001-186x1601If you have taken your camera out of Auto or Scene mode and tried to take pictures and failed miserably, It is probably because you do not understand how to get the proper exposure for your lens and body combination. Understanding and controlling exposure is something that can literally take years to even come close to mastering. Even then you are probably still going to learn something new every other time you drag out your camera. So what can we do to allow us to get the right exposure while we are still learning. Keep reading to find out.

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Dolica GX650B204 Proline GX Series 65 inch Aluminum Tripod and Ball Head Combo Part 2

Center Column
In the center of the tripods adjustable center column is a 3/8″ thread bolt that accepts most major brands of ball or pan head mounts. If you remove the hook from the bottom of the center column you will also find another 3/8″ mount there. This can be a quick way of hanging your camera from the bottom of the tripod for that close up macro, if you don’t want to pull the center column and reverse it. There is also a bubble level incorporated into the Top of the legs. I would pretty much ignore that. It is not accurate in the slightest, and I am not the first to make this statement. Just pick your self up a level to mount on the hot shoe, or carry a small level and level the ball head.

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Dolica GX650B204 Proline GX Series 65 inch Aluminum Tripod and Ball Head Combo Part 1

Is the Dolica GX650B204 Proline GX Series 65 inch Aluminum Tripod and Ball Head Combo the tripod to dispel the idea that you can’t get a quality tripod/ballhead combo under $250? Let’s find out.

 

Dolica GX650B204 Proline GX Series 65 inch Aluminum Tripod and Ball Head Combo for DSLR, SLR
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