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A Great Online Learning Tool - Meet "CameraSim"!

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In keeping with our promise of telling you about cool online photo sites, we've found a great way to learn the principles of DSLR photography WITHOUT a camera... With "CameraSim", you can simulate taking pictures with your own "virtual DSLR"! You can experiment with the lighting, ISO, aperture, shutter, and distance settings while observing the readings in the camera viewfinder, then click the "Snap photo!" button & review your photo! I'll be using this tool when teaching our "Basic Digital SLR" class on Thursday, but you can start practicing right now! Click here to try "CameraSim" : http://camerasim.com/

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What's That? (#1 - The Histogram)

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Here's the situation (not the Jersey Shore guy, I mean the actual situation)... You're hitting some buttons on the back of your digital camera, perhaps scrolling to get to the next picture or to obtain information on the image you've just taken & this bar graph comes up. That's not in the instruction manual! What on earth is that?  Glad you asked! In fact, it's among the most common questions I get when teaching my Thursday night how-to classes. Folks, it's called a Histogram , and it is possibly the most useful tool available in digital photography. It also is the least understood. A...

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