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Wednesday Photography Tips: SELF-TIMER

Using Self-Timer to its Potentials

Do you use your camera’s self-timer? It is not just for taking pictures of yourself; it has more uses. Here are a few tips on using the camera’s self-timer more creatively.

Most digital cameras offer at least two different self-timer, a 10-second and a 2-second timer.

The 10-second timer provides a longer time, so you can jump in front of the camera and join the gang to capture a group shot or a self-portrait.

Self Portrait

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If you shoot long exposure on a tripod and don’t want to create any camera shake while triggering the shutter, use the 2-second timer to stabilize the camera even more. That is the function I use pretty often.

2-second Self-Timer

2-second Self-Timer
Use the 2-second Self-Timer to stabilize your camera on a tripod when shooting long exposure.

2-second Self-Timer

Slow shutter speed makes the moving elements blurry and creates amazing effect.
Slow shutter speed makes the moving elements blurry and creates amazing effect.

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