Tips for Sharper Images: Part 1

The following post is by Andrea Thomas of Speechless Photography Recently I received a great question from Rebecca regarding her Canon 5D Mark II. Rebecca says, “I have a Canon 5D MKII which I have owned for about a year and a half now.  I have always had difficulty getting sharp images with it, even […]

Steady Your Camera With a Monopod

Okay, in my marathon post on focus, you heard me talk about how slow shutter speed can be one of the causes for “soft” or out-of-focus pictures, right? Well, one way to help with that is to use a tripod or monopod. Both tools will help steady the camera and prevent movement you would other […]

What Is Back Button Focusing and How To Do It

Pin It If you have had your DSLR for any length of time or you spend any time at a photography forum board, you surely heard someone mention “back button focusing.” Or, if you made it through my marathon post on focus and getting sharper images, you may have heard me talk about it. You […]

How to Achieve Better Focus and Sharper Images

Focus, focus, focus. That is an important word in the photography world, isn’t it? Those first starting out with a DSLR do not realize that there is way more to focus than putting the viewfinder to their eye and taking the picture. Oh boy, it is so much more than that. But, where to start? […]