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Basic Photo Tips

Just getting started with photography? Need some help figuring out what all these confusing terms mean? Switching from a point-and-shoot to a digital SLR and looking for advice on photography portraits or landscapes effectively? Learn about Basic Photo Tips: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO and Exposure Basics: Correctly Expose Your Photographs. Also featured in this section is the Missing Pages series from Jon Sienkiewicz, which is a collection of all of the information that should have been included in your camera's Owner's Manual but somehow got left out. You can always ask questions in our Beginner Questions Forum.

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