Best camera settings for indoor still life photography

    | Photography Tips | 26/02/2014 11:21am
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    Is your still life photography suffering from poor exposure or dodgy colour casts? Our tip card offers some of the best camera settings for indoor still life photography. Use these as a starting point and then let your creativity take over!

    Best camera settings for indoor still life photography

    Orange cranberry bread still life. Image by Rachel Slepekis

    Shooting indoors gives you control over the subject and lighting. You’ll get the best results with a low ISO and small aperture, so use a tripod to keep everything sharp. Use manual exposure and focusing for total precision.

    Indoor still life photography tips

    Best camera settings for indoor still life photography

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    Exposure mode
    Manual

    Focus mode
    Manual

    Shutter speed
    1/60 sec or slower

    Aperture
    f/16

    ISO
    100

    Lens
    50-105mm

    Drive mode
    Single-shot

    White balance
    Daylight

    Final Indoor Still Life PhotographyTip
    Lighting is key to successful still-life photography. Experiment with different light sources such as diffuse window light, flash and reading lamps.

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    Posted on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 11:21 am under Photography Tips.

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