Why should I keep both eyes open when using the viewfinder?
Most photographers close the eye that isn’t looking through the viewfinder when they take a shot so they can concentrate on the composition and exposure information (find out how to use a viewfinder the right way).
However, try getting used to keeping both eyes open – particularly when shooting action.
Your second eye is useful for seeing things outside the frame. This can help you get better pictures, because you may see a better sight or stronger drama from the corner of your eye.
It can also save your life – giving you advance warning that a car is about to drive towards you!
PAGE 1: How do I choose the right shutter speed?
PAGE 2: How slow should I go for motion blur?
PAGE 3: Do I need the motordrive?
PAGE 4: When should I switch to manual focus?
PAGE 5: Why should I keep both eyes open when using the viewfinder?
PAGE 6: How slow should I go at night?
PAGE 7: How do I set up for low-light events?
PAGE 8: What shutter speed do I use for zoom bursts?
PAGE 9: When should I switch on the flash?
PAGE 10: When should I use second curtain sync?
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