Creating Better Convention Photos

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Know Your Tools I assume professional and hobbyist photographers already know how to use their cameras, but if you only bust out that DSLR a couple times a year, or if you’re using your phone’s camera, check out all the features it has available before the convention so that you’re ready at a moment’s notice. The minimum features you should know: Turning the camera on quickly: most phones have a quick-swipe in the lower right-hand corner of the lock screen; this is critical, as you don’t want to stop someone for a photo just to waste time opening the camera! Focusing: usually just a tap of the screen on the focal point Flash: know how to adjust this for different lighting conditions; bright flash can make photos look washed out, so it may be best just to turn it off Actually taking a picture: no joke; I’ve seen it happen …