7 Tips for Sharper Photographs

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There are few things more frustrating than thinking you have produced a great photograph and then finding something very wrong with it. You depress the shutter button, look at the camera’s LCD and you feel a flush of pride at capturing an amazing moment. But such a wonderful feeling is short-lived when you enlarge that image on the computer screen only to discover that the image isn’t sharp.

It’s an experience that can happen even to the most experienced photographers who are using advanced and expensive camera equipment. The reason for this lack of sharpness often has little to do with the quality of the lens or the features of the body. Instead, it’s often about technique and how you are handling the camera.

With that in mind, we offer 7 tips that will help you to achieve consistently sharp photographs.

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So How Good is the Optical Stabilization on the Sigma 70-200mm F/2.8 APO DS HSM OS?

Besides having the longest name ever, the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSMfor Canon mount is now in for review. The other night I was playing with it on my Canon 5D Mk II. Since I heard a bit of commotion outside my house, I decided to do a bit of spy work to see what was going on. So I went up to my attic and took a bit of a peep of what was going on all the way across the street.

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