Photography Tip: Getting to know your DSLR

11 years 2 months ago - 9 years 2 months ago #38627 by PhotographyTalk
If you just bought your first DSLR any time recent, you might very well be looking at all the buttons and switches and wondering "what did I just get myself into?!". The manual is pretty close to novel that is guaranteed to put you to sleep! :rofl:

Seriously, this video is a must watch for anyone who either just bought a DSLR or has had a DSLR but doesn't full understand what ALL the buttons and switches do. Mark Wallace in this video takes you by the hand and literally shows you what all the buttons and switches do on a DSLR camera .

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11 years 2 months ago #38684 by chasrich
Thank you.

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11 years 2 months ago - 10 years 1 month ago #38688 by Baydream
This is an excellent companion piece by the president of the Image Makers Photography Club in Truro, Nova Scotia, by Cliff Sanderson
imagemakerstruro.ca/?p=50
Well worth printing off for reference.

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11 years 1 month ago #39803 by crystal
I think this video is a really good idea. So many new DSLR owners have no idea how to use what they just bought.
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11 years 1 month ago #46535 by Scotty
Great video. :patriot:

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10 years 8 months ago #136452 by J. Hansen
Great video!! Learned lots!!: :woohoo:


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10 years 8 months ago #144972 by ijeep
A good start.


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10 years 6 months ago #168814 by Joy Mullin
Thank you


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10 years 6 months ago #168818 by Stealthy Ninja
watching the video to kill some time...

LOL shutter release button... durrr.

The buttons will NOT be consistent camera to camera according to brand. It might be close, but different cameras differ.

Anyway, good video for noobs. I encourage people to watch it if they don't already know the basic.

I got 3min in and stopped watching... :X

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10 years 6 months ago - 10 years 6 months ago #168827 by chasrich
I did't remember this title until I saw where I had posted 7 months ago. That's a lot of pixels through the old processor but even so I should have recognized it. :unsure:

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10 years 6 months ago #170721 by rajeev_98
great video :thumbsup: :judge:


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10 years 4 months ago #188254 by savethisid
Nice presentation!! Good valuable information!!


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10 years 4 months ago #188350 by b4d93r
Quite good, thanks for the video.

From a semi-noob standpoint, this video was helpful however, I highly recommend reading the user manual especially if you didn't get a Nikon or Canon like what was in the video. As it was mentioned, that video doesn't go into a lot of detail about all the features which realistically would make it a new show for cable TV without having any repeats!

I have a Fuji and some of my buttons are a little different plus I don't think I have that little star button, or at least I haven't found it yet. Overall it's a good start for the beginner but do take the time and read the manual, play with your camera, and get comfortable with it.

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10 years 4 months ago #192025 by lokiwolf
Thank you for putting up. Excellent video and informative for beginners, (find the manual a bit heavy going sometimes). Will be watching more of those tutorials. :judge:

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10 years 2 months ago #214247 by H.Priyanka
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