Not making basic mistakes ... Some thoughts ...


posted on 1st of august, 2011

In the absence of much time to develop my shooting style of late I have been conscientiously trying to not make basic mistakes!

Basic things that I have been trying NOT to do include:

Arriving somewhere with no battery (now check the battery indicator before heading out)
A full CF card (no a preview and check available shots before heading out)
Fumbling around looking for my lens cap (always put it in my left front pocket)
Forgetting to pack my tripod head or entire tripod (general awareness)
Leaving my ISO fixed to a high noisy setting from a previous shot (try and be mindful about resetting my setting to typical if I set something extreme - also check before shooting when time!)
Not switching my lens back to automatic focus(as above)
Leaving a delayed shutter on(as above however seem to...

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Posted by Bevanward on August 02, 2011
Thanks for your kind comments and extra points - I've added them to the blog for completeness and as a reminder to me!
Posted by Physi28 on August 02, 2011
my weak point: over or under exposing and forgetting to put it back to zero!
thanks for the advice, it´s good to be reminded!
Posted by Livingstonatlarge on August 02, 2011
...and let me add one that usually escapes me until I have the problem staring me in my face..REFORMAT YOUR EMPTY CARD when you put it in the camera.



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