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 (18)

Posted by Clearvista on September 27, 2014
Yes I use my tripod a great deal and it is an essential part of my equipment. I broke one of the legs recently and had to put my "list" on hold till the brilliant Giotto customer services replaced it free for me. I would be lost without it.
Posted by Eric1513 on September 26, 2014
Couldn't agree more! I try to use a tripod at every opportunity when using long lenses, or macro or when chasing creative light.
Posted by Antonio1962 on February 21, 2014
Great advice,i realy dont use to mutch the tripod,but must change.thanks for sharing

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