6 no-nonsense camera tricks you can use with any camera

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6 no-nonsense camera tricks you can use with any camera

Magnify the view when focusing manually

If you’re focusing manually, don’t peer through the viewfinder, use live view mode so that you can see the scene on screen.

Then use the screen’s zoom control to magnify the area that you want to focus on and off you go.

It makes it much easier to see whether you’ve got the most important part of the image sharp.

PAGE 1: Use a lens hod
PAGE 2: Set the AF point
PAGE 3: Use the AE Lock
PAGE 4: Magnify the view when focusing manually
PAGE 5: Use the self-timer
PAGE 6: Activate the histogram view

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