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Category Archives: Camera Dial

Getting Better Exposures for Portraits Outdoors

Moms, this post is specifically to answer a question I get at our Basics Camera Class all the time.  “How can I get better pictures in the bright sunlight?” Not every picture can be taken during the “golden hours” for photography.  That’s basically an hour to three after sunrise and an hour or two before […]

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Your Camera’s Dial

If you are just beginning your journey with photography you may be wondering about all the symbols on your camera’s dial.  The dial pictured to the left here is from a Canon 40D.  On an earlier post we discussed the symbols like the “running man” and the “head”.  Now let’s go over the letters and […]

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Aperture Controls Depth of Field

Let’s take a moment to discuss depth of field and how your aperture helps to control that.  It’s a little confusing at first, but once you fully grasp the concept you can really begin to take control of your photographs. What is Aperture and How Do You Set It? On your camera’s dial you will […]

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The Symbols on Your Camera’s Control Dial

Today we are going to talk about the camera’s dials.  Whether you shoot a Point and Shoot camera or a DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) camera you probably have a dial that looks a little something like this Canon dial shown here.  Most of you probably never take your camera off the Green Rectangle or […]

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