View Poll Results: ur most common mistake

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  • forgetting to remove lens cap

    19 29.23%
  • forgetting to set the correct mode (M, Tv, Av, P)

    6 9.23%
  • forgetting to set the correct settings (shutter/aperture/ISO)

    27 41.54%
  • forgetting to switch on ur camera

    1 1.54%
  • forgetting to put in cf/sd/md card

    1 1.54%
  • i'm perfect!

    11 16.92%
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Thread: your most common mistake

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    Default your most common mistake

    wad's ur most common mistake when taking photographs?

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    Forgetting to take the lens cap off the lens before shooting...
    The equipment can only bring you so far - the rest of the photographic journey is done by you.

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    Forget to change the WB.. good thing i shoot in RAW, otherwise

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    Forgot to bring the camera along.....

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    i don't know why...but i made this mistake several times... opening the film back before i rewind the film!!!

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    last time the biggest screw up is the lens cap thing...now the even bigger screwup is forgetting to adjust white balance..

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    forgot to switch to my desire metering setting ~~

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    Oh NOo!!! why LCD Blacked OUT???
    The lens cap.

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    lens cap... lens cap.... why are you there when i do not want you to, and where are you when i'm looking for you?

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    Left my eyes and my brain behind!

    "perfect' photos - but absolute nonsense!

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    All of the above. Ha! Ha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Astin
    Forgot to bring the camera along.....
    Wah u good ar.. my idol.

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    I never use a lens cap!

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    Forgetting to bring my memory card.

    I pre-empted myself by keeping a spare in my bag at all times, but it meant I had less memory than I would have liked to shoot with for that day.

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    Forgetting to set my ISO back to 200, after leaving it at 1600 during an earlier shoot

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    Left the CF card in the USB reader at home

    That's why now i will keep another CF as backup

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