Tips for RAZOR sharp images

posted on 26th of april, 2015

Hi all,

Recently I was doing some urban night photography and really got happy with the results. I can't believe there will be here some new findings for the veteran photographers among you but it's a nice reminder for all of us so I decided to share :)

1. Gear - for starter a good tripod and tripod head is a must. I have a Manfrotto tripod and I use a good quality Chinese tripod ball head which does a great job.

2. Know your lens - every lens has its sweet spot. Generally speaking your lens' sweet spot is 2.5-3 stops down from its maximum aperture. For example if your max. aperture is f2.8 then your sweet spot is between f5.6 - f8.

3. Reduce shakes - I recommend to use "Mirror Up" mode in case you have it. This will reduce even the slightest shakes caused by the camera's mechanics. to reduce...

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Comments (4)

Posted by Amilevin on April 26, 2015
Thanks guys, glad you found it useful!:)
Posted by Jordieasy on April 26, 2015
Really helpful.

Thank you!
Posted by Haotian on April 26, 2015
Thanks for the valuable info. :)

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