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How to shoot a flower sharp in a light breeze?

The only thing you need is a fast shutter-speed to freeze the motion. How fast depends on the breeze and magnification but 1/2000s or around that should be good. Magnification is how big the flower ...
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Travel tripod for rough weather conditions

Finding a heavier tripod is usually easy. Lots of ways to get more weight. Here are ways to make a light tripod work for you. A: Keep it lower to the ground. Bending moment (engineering speak for ...
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Travel tripod for rough weather conditions

If you find a carbon fibre tripod to be too lightweight and prefer not to hang something off the tripod, then your best option is simply going to be to use a heavier tripod. I use a Manfrotto 055C ...
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How to make use of the light wind blowing in the garden which doesn't allow the flowers to remain still?

I am thinking is there a way by which I can create a blur effect by using the light wind in my favor? There are a lot of possibilities. Some examples: Use a long shutter speed -- several seconds or ...
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How to make use of the light wind blowing in the garden which doesn't allow the flowers to remain still?

You can actually get the subject sharp. As @clabacchio mentioned, a fast shutter speed can freeze the subject rather well. If the flowers are moving quickly or if you're close enogh, 1/125 will ...
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How to make use of the light wind blowing in the garden which doesn't allow the flowers to remain still?

One thing you can try is to add a still object to the composition, which may be a toy, a garden tool or anything else. Then use a long shutter time, perhaps using a tripod. This will get the flowers ...
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