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So I got to thinking over the long holiday weekend about camera modes and when to use each one. Read on for some valuable lessons. I’m going to cover this, what each camera mode does on your camera (its stated in your manual but in a boring way)   Portrait Mode This mode will automatically […]

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I have covered apreture and I have covered ISO. Now its time for shutter speeds! What is Shutter Speeds? Lets make it simple: “It’s the amount of time the shutter is open” – pretty simple, right! This used to mean in film photography, that it was the amount of time that the film was exposed […]

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It was pointed out by one of my readers that he wanted to get some more photo tips, so to speak and I must agree that he is right. This seems to be more a Photoshop blog then a photography blog so lets change that around. I’m going to cover some feature through the following […]

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Digital ISO and film ISO are two different things. I don’t have any film that was shot with the ISO I’m going to be comparing, but I will try to find a few examples. In film ISO or also called ASA measured the sensitivity of the film that was being used. So depending on what […]

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Exposure is probably the most dreaded subject in photography. We know a lot of photographers who have been shooting for years but still rely on their camera’s metering system to dictate a scene’s exposure. Cameras are getting more and more advanced which is why it works, but it will not work all the time. This […]

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Today we continue the discussion of lenses for your DSLR with information about what constitutes a fast lens. Below is reprinted from dPS. ‘I keep hearing about ‘fast’ lenses and how great they are, but I’m not sure what they are and why I need one. Is it something to do with how fast its […]

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Today we continue our coverage of lenses for your DSLR with some factors to consider when shopping for lenses. Below is reprinted from dPS. In my last post I introduced you to the basic types of DSLR lenses that are on the market as a starting point for answering the question of ‘which DSLR lens […]

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As promised, here are the specs on my latest toy, the Canon 40D. I bought this last weekend and received it Friday. I have not had much time to play yet, but I hope to soon. Camera Type Interchangeable Lens SLR (Single Lens Reflex) Digital Camera Image Quality Image Sensor: APS-C size (22.2 x 14.8mm) […]