Tripods, the one accessory every microstock photographer must have

posted on 19th of august, 2013

This subject has been touched on a few times here in the forum. But the importance of this subject warrants a refresher article on this important subject…

One of the most important photography accessories, if not THE most important, is a tripod. I use mine whenever it is possible. Even if I have great light and can shoot with a fast shutter speed, I still use it. Why? Because it provides the sharpest image possible. All of the photography knowledge you have will go out the window if you can’t get a sharp image, and time will be wasted on that shot that may have made you some nice money.

The sole purpose of a tripod is to remove the possibility of camera shake resulting in an out of focus photo. Camera shake is caused by a number of things. Here’s a few of them when you’re shooting without...

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Comments (16)

Posted by Antonio1962 on February 21, 2014
Great advice,i realy dont use to mutch the tripod,but must change.thanks for sharing
Posted by Virgilxxn on September 18, 2013
...agree, all the right things are said and a DECENT tripod is a must Compare enlarged at 100% to see the difference, even if you use high shutter speed with plenty of light
Posted by Martingraf on August 23, 2013
the sensor size hasn't really got to do with the shutter speed - the formula stays the same, no matter if cropped or not - but I agree to the tripod - I just sometimes don't like to take it with me so I lean on whatever is available - great portfolio!

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