There are various attachments or holds in picture taking that can enhance the quality of a picture. Whether it be a hold, grip, or tripod all can be relatively soothing for the character, or sharpness of the picture.
When taking pictures the subject is most likely going to be the main focus and have a sharp picture of the subject is going to be the clear. For example its easier to focus on the subject with a tripod rather than the background. However sometimes a blurred subject is wanted to give off an illusion of movement. To contradict if using freestyle camera shake is a huge problem that makes everything blurry. The advantages and disadvantage of using a tripod is that it slows the user down, either slowing the person to get a perfect shot, or completely missing a shot.When choosing your very own tripod its recommended to buy a more expensive sturdier model, they do not come too cheap and they will last quite a while. The type of tripod depends on the scenario, if inside for a photo shoot a more heavier version is okay since there is not too many movement of the tripod. When the user goes off for a hike or camp even to the city, a more lightweight tripod would be more suitable. Again tripods vary in various heights, to not overpay choose wisely which tripod is best for the job trying to be done. A plethora of tripods can be found here and choose with precaution to your necessity’s.
Depending on the actual camera, if a DSLR the camera is already bulky enough to draw away from an attachment called a battery grip. Essentially what a battery grip does is that it gives an extended battery life in some cases, and it provides an extra grip for the user. Its a matter of preference on the person to use such an attachment on a heavy duty camera. However is is recommended by Tested.com to use the attachment when also using a longer heavier lenses to make it more easier for the user. Some say that the added extended battery life and versatility is great but the extra weight is a turn off, it all depends on the product.
There are a variety of ways to hold a camera, some are completely wrong and some are helpful for the shakiness. When standing up have elbows against chest, left hand under the lenses (shotgun), and legs open for a portrait or landscape. When sitting down using your knees to support the camera to reduce shakes is a great way to manipulate your body for your own advantage.