There will always be that one person in your life who still has their cheap, outdated digital camera. Maybe you are that person who carries around the digital camera equivalent of a FunSaver. Well, whether you are thinking about replacing the camera someday, or you are attached to it for life, you have to live with it for the time being, and make sure you are taking the best photos that you can with it, quality notwithstanding. Here are some of the best kept secrets of taking perfect photos, even when your digital camera isn’t. Put simply, reasons Why You Do Not Need the Most Expensive Camera to Take Good Pictures.

Proper handling of the camera

The quality of the images that you will take with a low-quality camera will depend on how well you handle the camera itself. For instance, most older cameras will have a problem when it comes to keeping battery charge. To deal with the fast battery draining problem, make sure that you charge the camera well and turn it off whenever you are not using it. When it is sunny outside, use the camera flash to keep away the shadows which form around the eyes and other parts of the face when the sunlight is coming from directly above. On the other hand, when it is dark, avoid using the flash because the images will come out ashy or red-eyed.Continue Reading…