When a new photographer picks up a camera, they’re very prone to making tons of mistakes that are understandable. But making sure that they get corrected is important to ensuring that you get the best images and your camera delivers the best performance.
Here are a couple of ways that rookies mess up often.
Shooting With Your Elbows Out
Not Realizing That They’re Shooting at Too Slow a Shutter Speed
Not Changing the Metering Mode
Exposing the Camera Sensor to the Elements For Too Long a Time
Not Fine Tuning the Focusing
Always Exposing for the Middle of the Meter
Using the Pop-Up Flash
Not Letting the Camera Go to Sleep
Leaving it to Bake in the Car in the Hot Sun
Not Cleaning Their Lenses with a Microfiber Cloth