One of the most frustrating things about taking photos is opening them up on your computer and finding they don’t look as sharp and clear as they did on your camera screen. Blurry pictures are a common problem with many different causes. Read on for easy tips on how to solve them!
Camera shake is probably the most common cause of blurry photos. It can happen at even the fastest shutter speeds and often, it’s not noticeable until you view your images full-size on the computer. To help prevent camera shake, try utilizing your camera’s stabilization feature, use a tripod, or avoid shooting in low light conditions.
Your subject is moving too quickly
Another common cause of blurry pictures is a moving subject. An easy way for beginners to solve this problem is to switch your camera to a “sport” mode or adjust to a higher shutter speed.
There’s not enough light
Taking pictures in low light can make them blurry. This is because adequate light takes longer to reach the lens, slowing down your shutter speed. To prevent this, try to shoot in a well-lit environment, or use your camera’s flash.
You’re too close
Sometimes, your camera’s autofocus is ineffective at close range. If you’re standing very close to your subject, consider backing up a little until it comes into focus. If you need to be close, use the macro focus setting if your camera has the capability.
Your lens is dirty.
Pictures can appear blurry if your lens is smudged or dirty. Try to keep your camera clean. If you have a DSLR or point-and-shoot camera, make sure you clean it according to the instructions in your user’s manual.
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