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Nikon D3200 Aperture Priority Mode – Photography Tips

Learn Photography Nikon D3200 Tutorial – Photography Tips A: Aperture Priority Mode You wouldn’t know it from its name, but Aperture Priority mode is probably the most useful and discussed among all the professional modes. This mode is among my personal favorites, and I believe that it’ll quickly become considered one of yours also. Aperture Priority mode is deemed a ...

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Using Aperture

Online Photography School Using Aperture Focusing on Aperture The primary purpose of the aperture setting is to regulate the amount of light that passes through the lens. Along with the shutter speed, it determines the quantity of light that reaches the camera’s sensor (or film) and forms a third of the ‘exposure triangle’. But, of more interest to most photographers ...

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Se7en Winter Photography Tips

Learn Photography Se7en Winter Photography Tips Winter is a wonderful time for photography.  I thought I would provide a few tips to make photography in the cold more successful. 1.  Keep your camera cold.  Although it is tempting, don’t put your camera under your jacket.  Warming and cooling your camera will cause condensation and render your camera unusable.  It is ...

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What Are “Stops” in A DSLR?

Online Photography School What Are “Stops” in A DSLR? Probably one of the most misunderstood terms in beginner photography is “stop.” Imagine hearing, “I need three stops of brightness. Stop up the ISO 200 to 400, stop down the speed from 1/60 to 1/30, and stop up from (f-stop) 5.6 to 4.” It’s statements like this, and the mathematical explanation, ...

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Using Frames in Photographs

Online Photography School Using Frames in Photographs In previous lessons we’ve been getting pretty heavily into scientific and technical issues, so today I wanted to step back and talk about one of the “softer” techniques. For today’s photo tip, we’ll move back into landscape photography composition. Framing is one of the major photo composition ideas and is a strategy that ...

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