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Old Mar 2, 2010, 8:32 PM   #1
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Default S90 and a Tripod

Okay, don't laugh....but in what situations would you use a tripod with the S90?
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Old Mar 2, 2010, 8:38 PM   #2
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night shots, where you use a very long exposure time.
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I feel naked without a tripod. Very useful when shooting for HDR, panorama's, and low level light situations using base ISO. Also will slow down the process allowing you to think and tweak before capturing that image....
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Use a tripod when you want to maximize the sharpness of your pictures. Not as important when you are using faster shutter speeds to stop action, but all pro landscape photographers use them, even in good light.
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Any time you want/need a slower shutter than you can hand hold - macro photography - self portraits - HDR (high dynamic range) to name a few.
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holding the camera steady is the reason most often given for using a tripod.
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... will slow down the process allowing you to think and tweak before capturing that image....
Change "allowing" to "forcing" and I agree completely.
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Old Mar 17, 2010, 12:38 AM   #7
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Another time to use a tripod is when you want to be in the picture yourself. Set the self-timer and run.
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Old Mar 17, 2010, 12:40 AM   #8
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Or get a IR remote and take your time getting into the shot. No rush.
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Old Mar 17, 2010, 1:23 AM   #9
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I am not sure the Canon S90 supports an IR remote. The specs on the Canon Canada website say wireless control not available.
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Old Mar 17, 2010, 1:34 AM   #10
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Guess not on this bridge cameras. It would be nice for self portraits. Makes things easier.
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