Some Quick Tips for Sharper Images

To get sharper images, there are some easy steps to take into consideration before and during the shoot, and no, you can't fix it in Photoshop.

From action to portrait photography, unsharp or soft images might be annoying. To avoid that, there are some steps that need to be done in camera before start shooting. Photoshop has released several sharpening features, including the one that reduces camera shake, but let’s be honest; they don’t always work as intended. So, getting things done in camera is vital for capturing sharper images.

As a side note, it is also important to know the difference between sharpness and focus. Sharpness is about the clarity of fine details on an image, and can be affected by many factors, such as the lens you are using and how stable you are shooting. With some quick minor settings sharper images are easily achieved within the desired focal point.

In this 10-minutes video, Toby Gelston of PhotoRec TV explains the reasons of unsharp images and shares his tips for avoiding them. From lens selection to hand-held shooting techniques, he demonstrates how to capture pin-sharp images.

If you have any other tips for shooting sharper images, please share in the comments section below.

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Guy Incognito's picture

"In this 10-minutes video"

2 or so minutes of which is an ad for a video converter. I know, 'gotta pay the bills". At least it was at the end.