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Learn & Explore Series Episode 2

"The Right Start For Any Photographer"

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Did You Know?

During 2013, 2.5 billion smartphones were sold worldwide while fewer than 59 million digital compact cameras were sold, more than a 40-percent decrease compared to 2012.

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Did You Know?

During 2000, digital photos accounted for only 1 percent of all photos taken.

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Did You Know?

More photos will be taken during the next 2 minutes than during the entire 19th century.

Special Thanks to
Industry Expert: William Benson
Chicago Photography Academy

Questions covered in the above interview:

  1. What are three fundamental concepts every new photographer should learn?
  2. What is the best way to learn about one’s first DSLR camera?
  3. Why is it important to understand ISO?
  4. Why is it important to understand aperture?
  5. Why is it important to understand shutter speed?
  6. What are the benefits of white balance?
  7. How do you use the light meter in a camera?
  8. What is depth of field and how is it controlled?
  9. What is the f/16 Rule?
  10. What are the techniques for reducing/eliminating handheld camera shake?
  11. How do you use a camera to create motion blur?
  12. What must a beginner photographer understand about using a flash?
  13. Must a beginner photographer understand how to use Photoshop and/or Lightroom?
  14. Why is it important to have a good image management system?
  15. What aids should a good online photography class include?