Questions & Answers.

Tripod or Monopod?

  • June 23, 2013

Q.  I am looking to invest in either a monopod or a tripod, which would you go for and what make?  Suzie P A.  In my opinion and for me personally, this is a no contest question, a tripod every time. However this is purely because f the type of work I am involved in. For those of you who do not know the difference between the two, a monopod is simply one leg with an adjustable leg, this is usually...

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Is it best to use a camera strap?

  • June 21, 2013

Q.  Is it always best to use a camera strap or some type of grip/handle?  Alain G A.  I feel that this is very much a personal decision and this is by no means an easy get out by me. For many years now I have always used two camera bodies, one which is usually fitted to my 500mm f4 lens and in this case for two reasons the camera body does not have a strap or grip of any type attached. However...

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Hand held images not sharp?

  • January 30, 2013

Q.  When I am hand holding my camera, the pictures always appear to not 100% sharp. What am I doing wrong?  Pete F A.  This can be create by one or more of numerous causes which we can take one at a time. The first point to be checked is the fact that you are (a) hold the camera correctly, firmly and sturdy. Secondly check the settings: Mode, for example "AV", check out the depth of field you want...

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