Tips for shooting on windy days

posted on 28th of june, 2012

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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Comments (10)

Posted by Mommamoon on June 30, 2012
Great Tips! Thanks for Sharing!
Posted by smartview27 on June 30, 2012
Interesting information .
Posted by Grafvision on June 30, 2012
thanks for sharing!!

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As a part-time, freelance photographer living in Toronto, travel is usually what inspires me to grab my camera. petermarble.com is where I feature some of my favourite photographs from our travels. My wife and I take every opportunity we can to explore Canada, the States and other destinations. Every few years we also try to take an extended trip. We recently traveled for three weeks in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Romania and in 2012 we spent a month in the Republic of South Africa and Lesotho. Please also visit petermarblephotography.blogspot.com where you\'ll find tips for sh... [Read more]

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