Holding your cameraHolding your camera5 years ago in Photography More Like This
holding your camera to reduce shaking
However basic it may seem one of the most common problems for photographers is camera shake.
It may seem obvious, but it is surprising how even some quite advanced photographers continue to hold their cameras in a way which really does not help them out at all.
1) Your right hand should sit comfortably on the right hand side of the camera. Most Dslrs now have hand grips here so this should feel natural. Your forefinger should be able to reach the shutter release easily and still be comfortable.
2) Your left hand should either support the wait of your camera by letting the lense rest on your palm with your fingers curling up around the side or in the case of a compact camera the palm should sit underneath the body of the camera.
3) kneeling or leaning against an object can really help stability however if this is not an option keeping your feet roughly shoul