Tips Tricks Photographing at the Museum

Museum is one place worth included in the list of excursions while on vacation. Judging from the works on display and the charming architecture of the museum itself an arty, unfortunately if you do not preserve it in the form of photographs.

However, unlike other tourist attractions, museums have a more stringent policy when dealing with photographing activity. Beyond that, the lighting conditions in the museum that are not too bright to be a separate issue.

But that does not mean it is not a solution. Quoted from ExposureGuide, Friday (09/07/2012), here's how to overcome obstacles in museum shooting:

1. Before Starting
For some people must have known that the museum has strict rules about photographing activity. The ban is one of them is a ban or a ban on the use of flash photograph certain objects.
However, most of the museum is to allow visitors to photograph the architecture of the building and the area outside it. To do this, select a large aperture (f/2.8-f/4.0) to put enough light. If necessary, use a tripod or monopod when using a low shutter speed when the flash should not be used.

2. Photographing in Low Light Conditions
The lighting in the museum is usually not too bright. Therefore the required setting it right camera.
Use at least ISO 400 in numbers. If the flash can not be used, use the widest aperture as you can so you can use it for hand hold and use a high shutter speed.
Because, sometimes when shooting display, tripod also banned because it can prevent others to see the work on display.

3. Avoid Reflection Glass
Many exhibits are on display in the glass, especially valuable artifacts and paintings. To avoid reflections, never use a flash, beyond its use is not allowed.
In this case, you have to hold the lens to the glass, if it is allowed. However, used to clean the glass in front of you so do not take fingerprints recorded in the photo.
If you use a polarizing filter, it also will help reduce reflections. Sometimes also needed to raise the ISO as many artifacts on display in a very dim.

4. Notice Details
Do not be afraid to get close to the object in order to get a dramatic effect. Macro lens here is helpful to capture detail.
But if you must be in a little distance away, use the zoom lens. Set the setting to a large aperture f/1.8 to f/4.0 and a shutter speed of 1/100 of a second when using flash or 1/60 of a second and lower if no flash.

5. Photographing Ceilings
Some of the museum has an interesting architecture and art. Sometimes, this stylish architecture can be found in the ceiling.

In order to capture the beauty, faced the camera up and try not to use flash. ISO 400 and above is required so that the camera can be compromised with minimal light. Use the self-timer or cable release when allowed to use a tripod, with the goal of preventing the photo to blur.