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Your primary lens should be the 18-55mm. Helicopters have very few air restrictions and therefore will be getting close to the landscape. The wide angle will also reduce blur from vibration and movement. A circular polarizer will only be needed if sunny. Skip it on a cloudy day to keep your shutter speed high. Only exception is if your shots are getting ...


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I agree with most of what John Thomas said, but have a few minor differences. Shutter speed will certainly be the most important, but even on a fairly cheap body, you'll be shooting in broad daylight, so it shouldn't be that big of a problem. Just make sure to shoot Tv mode so that you can ensure the shutter speed stays fast. The circular polarizer is ...


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Do not let any part of your camera or lens to make contact with the helicopter. Keep the image stabilizer on and use a fast shutter-speed. You biggest enemy is vibration so these together will reduce how many blurry shots you get. Increase your odds of getting a sharp image but using continuous drive too. You can keep the hood on which is always a good ...


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Watch the shutter speed: your focal length x 1.6 (crop factor) x 2 (or even 3) - added for the helicopter. For example for 250 mm you need: 250 x 1.6 x 2 = 800 - that is 1/800 shutter speed Most probably you'll have sun. Hence a good Circular Polarizer will help you. I'd recommend Marumi as a best price/performance ratio. I have them and I'm very pleased. ...


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My advice: aim for short shutter speed. (considering the vibrations of the helicopter and possible high focal length)


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There are a few places that you can do that. My preferred, but not specifically for that is flickr.com You can search for all type of photography, and all of the photos have meta data information. When I started I used that a lot. Another thing that you can do is also go to a specific photographers website. Someone that you like and look at their meta ...


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How about this long, lost blog article? It shows a variety of focal lengths :)


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I generally agree with jrista's answer, but I have one other thought to add - consider two distinct exposures, and rather than using any kind of HDR technique simply cut the properly exposed moon out and paste it into the image exposed for whatever subject you are pairing the moon with. The moon is a perfect subject for this technique, since it is a perfect ...


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The differences are - roughly in this order: Light Posing and mimic Lens (as for the brilliance) The model Editing/Finishing Fashion Background This list is probably not complete. :-) So there is a whole bunch of skills plus some equipment, that an excellent photographer needs to master.


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Others have already pointed out lighting and some things to do in post processing. Those are important and the primary issue here, but I want to point out something else, which is framing. Think of the whole frame, and how your subject relates to the whole frame. And always remember that you can rotate the camera. Every picture, ask yourself whether what ...


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It is both the lighting and the lens. The picture you are taking is has a background brighter than the subject and that will always make the subject look subdued. You can compensate for this either by altering the position of the subject so that the lighting is better or using a powerful enough Speedlight to act as a fill. Additionally, the first photo is ...


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Right off the bat I can see that there's a difference in the direction of light. Your model is in shadow while the man is being lit from the side. You have soft lighting which is usually preferred for women and the old man has a harsher light which can emphasize the oldness of his age (typically not desirable for women). The old man is probably ...


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Mainly things are different, here's a few big ones: Lighting is a big one. Your picture has even, flat lighting. The other picture has strong directional lighting which adds texture to the face. You probably would not want to shoot your girlfriend with that kind of lighting. Sharpness - both in lens and probably post processing. The other picture is ...



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