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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Photography Essentials by Mark Jenkinson

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Chapter 1
Getting Started: Basic Camera Equipment and Essentials

Camera 101

So you’ve bought a new camera. Now what? There are so many buttons, features, menus, and cords that you’re wondering, “How do I just take a simple picture that will look good?” Good question. And because you’re reading this book, you’re headed in the right direction to learn just how to do that … and a whole lot more. This book will help make the seemingly daunting mechanics of your camera become second nature to you and prepare you with knowledge, tips, and advice on how to skillfully capture all of your cherished moments on film.
Whether it’s your baby’s first steps, your vacation to the Grand Canyon, or the flowers in your backyard, learning how to use your camera ...

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