When a mountain goat appeared above Hidden Lake, Ian Shive knew he’d lucked out. Only problem: low light and no tripod. Solution: burst mode. By pressing the shutter release once for five shots—not five times—you reduce camera shake. The sharpest image, says Shive, is usually the third.
>> Hike it: See page 30 in our June 2011 issue for our top multiday routes.
>> Canon 5D Mark II; f/7, 1/40; ISO 200
National Parks: View FinderGo ahead, look again. And again. These images are worth a third, fourth, and then a tenth gaze.