Self Timer and Flash

NO SELFIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

For self-timer

On most cameras look for universal symbol

On vivitar cameras:

There is a lever on the side of the lens, it is pointed upward. Pull lever down and take picture (you will hear a noise and see the lever moving) apx. 10 seconds

On all other cameras, look for the self timer icon:

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Steps:

set your camera on a tripod ( or bag of rice)

set the timer

put a prop or person in your space to focus on, take a meter reading of, and to set your composition with

notice visual guidelines in the composition

push shutter release button

go into the picture

listen for the audio cue on your camera/and or visual cues so you know when your picture is going to be taken

you can shoot inside with a tripod, but because it will be too dark you can drop your shutter speed below 60 to let more light into your camera (as long as it’s on the tripod)

*you do not have to use your flash

 

FLASH

to set:

highest f-stop available

the flash overrides the shutter speed number, so do not read your light meter **

****sync: on your shutter speed dial turn it to your flash sync setting, it will be a different color or a lightning bolt symbol

FLASH CAUTION

DOES NOT CURE ALL LIGHTING PROBLEMS

4-10 FT DISTANCE

EMLIMNATES DETAILS SKIN TONE,COLORS

 

 

 

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