Home | Blog | Online Shopping Codes | Coupons 101 | Coupon Lists | Resources | Email Signup | Screaming Penny

Go Back   Pinching Your Pennies Forums > Hobbies > Photography

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-22-2013, 11:21 PM
Simplify Simplify is offline
Master Penny Pincher
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Utah
Posts: 1,320
Default Taking a Nice Photo

I have a DSLR camera and it takes really nice pictures, but I am still trying to learn how to use it.

I need to take a picture of my DD at her school either Thursday or Friday. This would be an outside picture, and she would be facing west.

What is the best time of day to get a good picture?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-23-2013, 07:58 AM
Simplify Simplify is offline
Master Penny Pincher
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Utah
Posts: 1,320
Default

Anyone?
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-23-2013, 08:56 AM
Pixelated Pixelated is offline
Master Penny Pincher
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 2,697
Default

Evening would be best for someone facing west. Right now I would say 6:00-7 would be a good time. Turn off your flash.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-23-2013, 11:02 AM
Simplify Simplify is offline
Master Penny Pincher
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Utah
Posts: 1,320
Default

Thank you! That was my guess, not at dusk but before dusk, but my DD thought maybe in the morning. I'll try not to rub it in too much that I was right!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-02-2013, 08:49 AM
shoppaholic shoppaholic is offline
Junior Penny Pincher
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 17
Default

You can play with your ISO setting on your DSLR camera if you would like to take a good quality picture by dusk even facing west. Playing with your ISO can create good quality pictures even the lighting does not seem right.

There's a lot of things to explore on your DSLR and not adjust yourself to the time of the day but you can adjust your DSLR on taking nice images any time of the day.

Here's a quick tip on how to deal with your camera's ISO settings.

http://www.digitalslrphoto.com/dslrb...uides_iso.html

Good luck!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-04-2013, 11:19 AM
frissa frissa is offline
Master Penny Pincher
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 1,334
Default

If she is facing west she is going to be squinting in the picture if you do it in the evening, just a thought.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © 2004-2011, Pinching Your Pennies, LLC. All rights reserved