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Learning Your Camera Part II-Program Mode

Learning Your Camera Part II The next setting to learn on your camera is the program option.  This will nearly be universal to the letter P.  Using your camera in Program mode is just another step to manual mode adulthood!  I still occasionally use the Program mode if I am in a situation where I […]

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Learning Your Camera part I-Auto Mode

Learning your camera Part I So you made the nice list this year, and Santa delivered you a brand spankin’ new digital single lens reflex (dSLR) camera. Or maybe you have had one for a while now, and you are still wondering what this camera can do to improve your photography. You have probably already […]

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Zero Out Your Camera Settings

One common mistake that we have all made, and I will continue to make, is forgetting to reset our camera settings between shoots or even in between different shooting conditions of the same shoot.  One recent example for me was on a photo trip with fellow Shutterhog Alex.  We had been shooting late, and I […]

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Circular Polarizer and Water

Objective:  Remove glare from water in landscape shots.  Secondary objective:  Be careful not to take a bath in the ice cold water and definitely keep the expensive camera equipment out of the water. On a recent trip with Alex and another mutual friend Chris, for a work related seminar, we were fortunate enough to sneak […]

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