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Learning to Photograph - Volume 1 by Georg Banek, Cora Banek

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06

Additional Camera Functions

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»The camera’s only job is to get out of the way of making photographs.« Ken Rockwell, American photographer

Controlling the exposure by setting the aperture and shutter speed is the central function of taking a picture. But your camera has much more to offer as a photographic instrument, including a number of other useful components, the most important of which is the centerpiece of any modern camera: the digital sensor. Other functions help photographers craft their images with purpose or make their work easier, such as the shutter button, bracketing, and white balance.

Video recording has long been a standard feature ...

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