As a beginner, photography can be more than a little overwhelming. Here you will learn photography basics, such as simple composition techniques and how to adjust your digital camera’s exposure settings. You’ll also be provided with photography tips and tricks to help get you started.
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Are you interested in taking up digital photography as a hobby? Perhaps you’ve owned your camera for some time now but would like to explore the world of photography a little deeper. If you’re a beginner, there’s a lot you need to learn to help you create the best photos your camera and imagination allow.
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Getting Started in Photography
“Beginner" is a rather vague term when it comes to photography; it could refer to somebody who has picked up a digital camera for the very first time; “Beginner" can relate to somebody who knows the very basics of photography, but has not even begun to delve into the world of their camera’s manual settings. As an amateur photographer, you may know your stuff when it comes to composition and exposure, but are new to the world of a certain aspect, or technique, of photography, such as stereo photography or travel photography.
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Learn Popular Photography Terms
Whether you’ve been trolling around photography forums or reading up on your digital camera’s user guide, you may have come across terms or abbreviations that you are unsure of their meaning. This beginner photography article on common abbreviations and acronyms will help you understand popular photography terms and direct you to helpful articles for a deeper look.
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Photography Composition – Written with the Beginner in Mind
Taking a great photo doesn’t just consist of pointing your camera and pressing the button. If you’d like to learn more about photography composition, this article series was designed with the beginner in mind. Learn all about filling your frame, backgrounds, rule of thirds, using leading lines and so much more.
Beginner Photography - Understanding Your Digital Camera
Are you using your digital camera to its fullest capacity? Are you discovering new and exciting features on your digital camera but haven’t a clue what exactly they do, or how to use them properly? Learn what a histogram is and how it can help your photos look their best, or read up on your digital camera’s metering modes. How about discovering the art of panning to capture brilliant fast-action photos? As a beginner, perhaps you’d like to explore the difference between prime lenses and zoom lenses or find out more about lens hoods. If you’re having troubles deciding which lens filters will best suit your photography needs, this article describes several filters and what sort of photography they’re good for.
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Beginner photography has never been easier; these photography tutorials make advanced photography super simple. From photography techniques to popular software tutorials, it’s all here!
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Digital Camera Buying Guides & Reviews
As an amateur photographer, you’re going to want a digital camera that works for you and with you. You aren’t going to want to miss that “once in a lifetime" shot because you’re fumbling with all your camera’s features and settings. You also don’t want to miss that perfect shot because your camera wasn’t up to the task of performing in low-light conditions. This digital camera buying guide will offer helpful advice on what to look for when buying a digital camera and direct you to digital camera reviews for simple point-and-shoot cameras and DSLR cameras.
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Seek and You Will Find...
These beginner photography articles listed above are just a taste of what you’ll find in Bright Hub’s Digital Photography channel. If you’re looking for something specific and didn’t find it here, simply search the keywords of what you’re looking for and I’ll bet you’ll find something helpful on the topic!