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Get a grip! How to improve your grip on your camera

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Most modern cameras handle quite well. However, they are designed for the average person, and if your hands are larger or smaller than average, then you could find that keeping a firm grip on your camera is not as easy as you'd like.

This is one reason why it is often a good idea to try out a camera before purchasing it. How a camera handles is an important factor in how easy it will be for you to use. But if you do find yourself with a camera that is not quite grippy enough for you, there are a number of different things you can do to remedy the situation.

Get a grip! How to improve your grip on your camera

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November 10th, 2013 at 9:59 am

Tripod Alternatives for Photographers

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Magnificent Monopods

Monopods may be one of the best inventions to come along for outdoor photographers. These stick-like supports do a super job, and they can be packed and carried with ease. Monopods are light in weight, don't take up much room, and can provide a very steady platform for your camera. Don't waste your money on cheap models. Buy a good quality monopod and enjoy it.

Monopods are great for photographers who are covering sporting events, capturing photos of wildlife, or focusing in on a final sunset. A one-legged support can't give you the rock-hard steady platform that a tripod can, but it will provide more than enough support for most types of shots. The big advantage to a monopod is that it is so easy to carry with you that it will be there when you need it, and a heavy tripod may not be.

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