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Understanding Shutter Speed – Photography Basics

Shutter Speed is one of the three pillars of photography, the other two being Aperture and ISO. Shutter speed is responsible for two particular things: changing the brightness of your photo, and creating dramatic effects by either freezing action or … Continue reading

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Understanding Composition: Beyond the Rule of Thirds

Composition is critical. If you want to take powerful photos, it’s one of the most important parts of photography. Still, a lot of photographers start out only hearing about the rule of thirds, and they never go more in depth … Continue reading

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Understanding Depth of Field – A Beginner’s Guide

Depth of field (DoF) is one of the most important concepts in photography. Understanding what DoF is, and knowing what factors affect it, are things all photographers should master. Many photographers know that you can control DoF by adjusting aperture. But … Continue reading

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Understanding the buttons and dials on your new camera

Understanding the buttons and dials on your new camera 3. Custom / Function button – While these buttons normally come assigned to a specific camera setting, they can be adjusted depending on what setting you use most. 4. Power switch … Continue reading

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How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographer. by Ian Jeffrey, Max Kozloff

How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographer. by Ian Jeffrey, Max Kozloff Used – Ian Jeffrey is a superb guide in this profusely illustrated introduction to the appreciation of photography as an art form. Novices … Continue reading

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