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How to Set Up a Camera for The Best Photography Experience

DSLR and mirrorless cameras are more complicated than ever. How to set up a new camera so you get the best photography experience is an important first step. But many people stumble and end up crawling along and hindering their progress. This article teaches you how to set up the essential controls on your new camera.

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How To Choose A Camera For Beginners

How to choose a camera for beginners is a difficult decision. There are so many options. The technology is complicated and the specs of cameras can be confusing. The price range is broad. And most cameras on the market will take excellent quality photographs. So how to choose a camera for beginners requires some guidance.

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Understanding the Importance of Light in Photography

Understanding the Importance of Light in Photography Rural scene with hard light. Nikon D800, 20mm, f/8, 1/400th, ISO100 by Kevin Landwer-Johan Everyone who owns a camera should understand the importance of light in photography. The word ‘photography’ has its roots in the Greek language. Phōtós means light and gráphō means writing/drawing. Put them together and …

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