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Photography for Kids! by Michael Ebert, Sandra Abend

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Look, Snap, See

Zoom

Now you’ve taken your first picture, and it’s time to take a closer look at your camera. There is a rocker switch in front of the shutter-release button. If you move it to the right, you can make objects that are far away appear closer to you. When you do this, the lens extends from the camera. If you press the switch to the left, the images will become smaller. You’ll be able to see more of what’s in front of you because the lens retracts.

This function is called the zoom. You use the zoom function to determine what’s in your picture. A wide angle Image allows you to take a picture of almost everything you see. A picture with a ...

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