10 Bad Photography Habits to Drop in the New Year

Got any photographic New Year’s resolutions? The folks at DigitalRevTV have some suggestions—especially if you’ve been inadvertently bugging other photographers with bad habits. Check out the hilarious four-minute video here:

Aside from avoiding bad habits such as, you know, setting your lenses on fire or using them as pint glasses, there are some real suggestions that are good to heed.

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Some examples of actual annoying habits:

  • Overusing filters
  • Using black and white as a substitute for interesting content
  • Cleaning your lens with a dirty shirt
  • Refusing to leave your comfort zone
  • Relying on automatic mode

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These irritating habits might not seem as bad as setting your kit lenses on fire—but they’re not much better, either.

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