I'm going to make an attempt to compile a comprehensive "Photography 101" series of posts. Keep coming back to see new posts!
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01: New to Photography? Start Here:

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Getting Started: If you’re reading this, you’re probably already interested in photography and probably have a camera – or perhaps this has interested you in photography and you’re considering getting a camera – or this has inspired you to get … Read More

02: Photography Basics – Exposure

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Understanding Exposure Let’s start with the extreme basics. Photography is about exposing light to a light sensitive material (film or a digital sensor) in a controlled manner. (OK – you’ve got a program mode camera, and you’ve always had good … Read More

03: Photography Basics – Metering

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Metering OK, so now we know what ISO media we’re working with, we understand shutter speeds, and we understand apertures – but where do we base our exposure? We accomplish this by taking a measurement, or “metering”, the light falling … Read More

05: Other Camera “Modes”

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What exactly is a camera “mode” and what’s the difference between them? Let’s go back in time a bit… Before the 1960s, just about all cameras were fully manual, but the advancements of electronics generated the first cameras with “Automatic … Read More

10: Follow The Light

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“Photography” literally translates to “painting with light” – without light, there is no photography. Being aware of the lighting quality of your images, and manipulating it at times, can turn a snapshot into a beautiful photograph. 1: Never Between 10 … Read More

12: Reading Histograms

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One of the nicest things about digital photography is the immediate gratification – you get to see what you’ve shot right away. Most everyone checks their photos right after taking them by viewing them on the camera’s LCD screen – … Read More