Taking photographs on blustery days presents a number of challenges, including:
- Getting a sharp image
- Getting a clean image
- Protecting your gear
- Protecting yourself
Getting a sharp image
Here are a few tips to reduce the effects of camera shake:
- Use the heaviest-duty tripod you can carry, lock your elbows on your body as you are shooting, or brace the camera and yourself on firm supports, e.g., rocks, buildings, or anything else that won’t wobble in the breeze.
- If you are using a tripod, use a wireless remote rather than pressing the shutter release which will introduce some additional camera shake. Nikon’s ML-L3 Wireless Infrared Remote Control costs about $25 CAD and the battery on mine has lasted for years.
- Use any available...
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