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I 90% of the time have ISO set to 100. Then the rest of the settings in full manual.

My little sort of 'routine' is to set the aperture to the desired depth of field (usually low, 2.8 - 4) then set the exposure to the desired lighting effect (underexposing gets more details on the highlights and overexposing get more detail in the shadows so depends what your subject is which way you choose to go) then I focus (manually ofc) and hit the shutter release.




EDIT:

Oh and I forgot to mention white balance. I sort my white balance as a first step before anything. Every time you start a shoot the light will be different from last time so you probably won't be able to use the same settings as the previous day's shoot for example. Sort white balance at the start of every shoot. Often auto mode works well. If you can clearly see that its not reproducing the colours right though that's when you go and change it manually. It's often best to get the camera to find the white balance for your current lighting then save that as a fixed profile so halfway through your shoot it doesn't decide to change and you end up with half your photos with the correct colours and half with like a blue tint or something. The camera doing that to me has caused much frustration in the past!

P.s. I don't own a tripod so its possible to do without. But I really want to get one lol! Fed up of holding my breath every time I take a longer exposure shot haha.

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Looks like I have some reading material!

Ill be practising to take some good ones
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Heres proof you dont need an expensive camera either

3.2MP Touch Pro, UV CCFL's

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Heres proof you dont need an expensive camera either

3.2MP Touch Pro, UV CCFL's

yeah sweet!

that came out pretty darn clear!
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Forgot to say that was with the side on too lol.
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Heres proof you dont need an expensive camera either
But having one sure is nice

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If you are looking at getting a tripod it's a good idea to spend a little bit more on a good sturdy one. The difference in quality between a cheap tripod and an expensive one is astounding!
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If you are looking at getting a tripod it's a good idea to spend a little bit more on a good sturdy one. The difference in quality between a cheap tripod and an expensive one is astounding!
THIS! ^

Look at how much weight it states it can support! Some of the cheaper ones are only designed for point and shoot cameras, a big SLR will just flop on the holder.
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THIS! ^

Look at how much weight it states it can support! Some of the cheaper ones are only designed for point and shoot cameras, a big SLR will just flop on the holder.
Absolutely. I was given a $10 tripod to use until I can get a better one (going to get one today hopefully!) and it feels plasticky, too light and very unstable. Then I used my sisters Velbon Sherpa 450R and it was amazing. Mind blowing even. That thing is rock solid.
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Wal-Mart has a good sturdy one for $30~
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some of my first attempts -

This is all without a tripod + they were taken with my computer on the desk and it was hard to find the room to get any decent angles.

Might move it onto the kitchen bench and take some more tomorrow.







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