Update: 20 tips for your new DSLR

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To get yourself acquainted with your new DSLR camera, there are many things to put into consideration in order to get the best result. Below are some things you need to put into consideration.

1_BODY

The body of the camera is what comprises the whole thing, without the body, all other parts can’t function, and these parts helps the body to work properly.

2_GET YOUR GRIP RIGHT

Get your grip right

The key to successful photos is a good grip to prevent shaky images. Wrap one hand around the grip on the body of the camera. The grip will be the textured, protruding area jutting out of the front of the DSLR.

3_GET YOUR GRIP RIGHT

Keep your hands around the bottom of the lenses. Use your index finger and thumb to hold the lens steady while propping your other fingers against the body.

4_AUTO FOCUS AND STABILIZER

When you’re just starting out, you want your autofocus and stabilizer switched on. This will make your photos clearer. The autofocus and stabilizer are usually found on the lens of the camera by the body.

5_GET A MEMORY CARD

Getting a memory card enables you to save a large file to your camera. If your camera didn’t come with a memory card, you should be able to get a new one.

To save video, photos, and everything on the inward storage.

6_GET TO KNOW THE MODES

These cameras come with various modes to make shooting photos easier. These modes set the flash, aperture, shutter speed, and more for you, basically taking out a lot of the guesswork until you feel confident enough to learn what those words mean. On some cameras, like in the Canon line, there is a mode dial by the on/off switch. On others, like some Nikon cameras, you’ll need to press a mode button to access options. Be sure to check your manual.

7_MACRO MODE

Macro means small, so not surprisingly, people often use the macro mode to take photos of small things.

This mode simply allows you to take clear images of things close-up, big or small. For example, bugs, jewelry details, the veins in leaves, and close-ups of flowers are all good subject matter for macro. This mode is often marked with an icon of a flower.

8_NIGHT MODE

During the dark, the camera needs more light to create a photo, setting your camera to night mode usually marked by an icon of a moon.

9_SPORT MODE

This sport mode illustrates by a running man icon on your camera, which basically freezes action shots so there’s no blur.

It gives you the option of taking rapid-fire shots, it is just a simple finger holding down on the shutter button and your camera will keep on taking photos.

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10_SPORTS MODE FOR FIREWORKS.

Sport modes are great for taking pictures of kids running around, babbling streams, sports, and car races.

11_LANDSCAPE MODE

This mode marked with an icon of mountains. You can use it to take photos outside of buildings, landscapes, and larger scenes.

12_LANDSCAPE MODE TIP.

Landscape helps take photos outdoors, though it can be used anytime taking photos of multiple objects, or large objects. The mode will ensure that the whole photo is in focus and not blurry.

13_PORTRAIT MODE

The portrait does the opposite of landscape, it focuses on one object and makes the rest of the photo a little blurry.

This is very great if you want to focus on the image to be just one person or one thing.

14_VIDEO MODE

You can actually switch from the audio mode to the video mode, if you want to film movies, you can act switch into video mode.

15_FIX THE FLASH

Be cautious. Micro, landscape, and portrait modes can trigger the flash to go off in low light situations, which can cause harsh shadows, glare on shiny objects (like in this photo), or a lack of color saturation.

16_FIX IN THE FLASH

To dampen the intensity of the flash, throw a thin handkerchief, a piece of wax paper, or a napkin over the flash before taking the shot. It may take a little experimentation to find just the right cover to get the prettiest low-light photo.

17_KNOW YOUR WIFI CAPABILITIES

New DSLRs can use WiFi, this means that you can upload photos to social Media or another account directly from the camera.

These new ones also have apps that control the camera through your phone. Think of the app like a shutter button you can set off from anywhere.

18_PROTECT YOUR SCREEN

Do you know that your camera screen is very delicate? Make sure you purchase a clear screen protector like the one from Nikor or the one from the cannon to prevent scratches.

19_FILTERS

You can actually attach all kind of nifty filters, for example, can change the overall hue of a photo. It reduces light reflections on shiny objects, it also makes colors richer and increases contrast.

20_LENS SIZE

Whenever you want to order filters online, though make sure that you know what size the filter. If you take the wrong size, it won’t fit in, but once you take the right size; all go in.

With this, your lens will have its size marked on the end in millimeters. In particular, the lens is 58 millimeters, A zero with a line through it will come before the size amount.
Lens size

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