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PREFACE I LETS GET STARTEDABOUT THE CAMERA I GET WHAT YOU SEEBASIC TERMS YOU SHOULD KNOW I BASIC STEPS TO TAKE A PICTURE I HOW TO HOLD THE CAMERA I CAMERA MODESCAMERA NOMENCLATUREZOOM IN OR GO CLOSER ? I HOW TO CHANGE THE LENSESTRIPOD I INSTRUCTION MANUALS I IDEAL APERTURE I DOs & DONTs I WHAT TO SHOOT ?


ABOUT CAMERA UNDERSTAND YOUR CAMERA CONTROLS AND FEATURES I CAMERA FORMATSDRIVE MODES I CAMERA CARE AND MAINTENANCEHOW TO CLEAN THE SENSOR I SELF TIMER I MIRROR LOCK UP I FRAMES PER SECOND FPS I  MOIRE I SATURATION I LOSSY/LOSSLESS COMPRESSION I MEMORY CARDS I CUSTOM FUNCTIONS I ELECTRONIC LEVEL I TRANSMISSIVE LCD VIEWFINDERS I LCD RESOLUTION I FOCUSING HOW TO FOCUS I WHERE TO FOCUSFOCUSING MODESFOCUSING POINTS I ORIENTATION LINKED AUTOFOCUS  I PRE FOCUSING I HOW FOCUSING WORKS I FOCUS LOCK I AUTOFOCUS MODESFOCUS POINT SELECTION I AUTOFOCUS FAILUREBURST MODEEVALUATING PHOTOS IN BRIGHT SUNLIGHTHOW TO PREVENT CAMERA SHAKE I IMAGE STABILISATIONCAMERA STRAPSFOCAL PLANE SHUTTER - HOW THE IMAGE IS FORMED I LARGE OR SMALL SENSOR ?IMAGE QUALITYHOW TO BUY EQUIPMENTCOMPARE CAMERA FEATURES I DIGITAL WORKFLOW- HOW TO TRANSFER IMAGES TO COMPUTER I COLOR TEMPERATURE I WHITE BALANCE RETOUCHING I  DIGITAL WORKFLOW STORAGE AND ARCHIVING I PEN TABLETS I PHOTOSHOP I  FILE FORMATS I COLOR GAMUT I EXIF DATA  I NOISE I ZOOM IN EFFECT I BIT DEPTHADDITIVE AND SUBTRACTIVE COLORS I COLOR CALIBRATION I RESOLUTION I RESOLUTION & COMPRESSION LEVELINFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY I POST PROCESSING I  DODGING - BURNING I ANTI ALIASING I BACK UP I


ON CAMERA EXPOSURE TRIANGLE- APERTURE - SHUTTER- ISO I EXPOSURE METERS I EXPOSURE MODESBRIGHTNESS RANGEEXPOSURE COMPENSATION -WHEN TO USE I HOW MUCH TO COMPENSATE ?EXPOSURE DEPENDS ON FOCUS I DIFFICULT METERING SITUATIONS I HANDLING BACKLIT SUBJECTS I CONTRASTHIGH CONTRAST I LOW CONTRAST I UNDERSTANDING HISTOGRAMS I SKY AS THE LIGHT SOURCEAPERTURE PRIORITY OR MANUAL? I CAMERA METERING MODESMETERING MODES COMPARED I 3D COLOR MATRIX METERING-IIWHEN TO CHANGE THE ISO I HIGH AND LOW KEY I BRACKETING I DYNAMIC RANGE I 18% GREY CARD I ZONE SYSTEM I RECIPROCITY I AVOID BLOWN OUT HIGHLIGHTS I LATITUDE I PREVISUALIZATION I ACTIVE D-LIGHTING I


ON CAMERA DEPTH OF FIELD I HOW TO ACHIEVE BACKGROUND BLUR I DEPTH OF FIELD PREVIEW BUTTON I FOCUS AND DEPTH OF FIELD I HYPER FOCAL DISTANCE I CICLES OF CONFUSION


MOTIONPANNING I FREEZING THE ACTION I SPEED IN THE STUDIO I HIGH SPEED SYNC I FREEZING WITH FLASH I EMPHASIZING MOVEMENT I SLOW SYNC I FIRST CURTAIN I SECOND CURTAIN I IDEAL SHUTTER SPEED I EXTENDED SHUTTER SPEEDS I


LENSES  I CHOOSING A LENS I FOCAL LENGTH I EQUIVALENT FOCAL LENGTH I LENS MOUNTANGLE OF VIEW I BEYOND THE KIT LENSNORMAL I WIDE I TELEPHOTO I TELE CONVERTORSPECIALITY LENSES I LENS SPEED I MACROPERSPECTIVE I LENS CONSTRUCTION I SHIFT LENS I WHAT CAUSES DISTORTION ? I FISHEYE I TILT AND SHIFT LENS I PRIMES I ZOOMSZOOM or PRIME ? I LENS COMPARISONS LENS NOMENCLATURE I circles of confusion I OPTIMUM LENS PERFORMANCE I HOW TO CLEAN LENSES I DIGITAL OR OPTICAL ZOOM ? I THE RIGHT LENS FOR YOU I EXTENSION TUBES I ABERRATION I CHROMATIC ABERATION I LENS CONDITION AND IMAGE SHARPNESS I MORE ABOUT LENSES I L SERIES OF CANON I COLOURED RINGS ON CANON LENSES I LENS CARE AND MAINTENANCE I BLACK AND WHITE OF LENSES I IMAGE STABILISATION I CROP FACTOR I GLASS ELEMENTS I


LIGHT I SEEING LIGHT I LIGHT SOURCESNATURAL LIGHT I LIGHT QUALITYPROPERTIES OF LIGHT I COLOUR I COLOUR CORRECTIONDIRECTION OF LIGHT I FRONT LIGHTINGSIDE LIGHTINGBACK LIGHTING I RIM LIGHTING I AGAINST THE LIGHT I DIRECT AND INDIRECT LIGHT I LOW LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY I TAKE LOW LIGHT ADVANTAGE I DAWN TO DUSK I CHANGING LIGHT I EVENING LIGHTWHAT IS WHITE BALANCE ?POLARIZING FILTER I  BOKEH I LOW KEY I HIGH KEY I REFLECTORS I INVERSE SQUARE LAWREFLECTED vs INCIDENT LIGHT I THE SPECTRUM I LIGHT METER I LATITUDE I LIGHT IS MORE THAN JUST ILLUMINATION I GOOD LIGHT FOR BETTER SHOTS I LENS CARE AND MAINTENANCE I


HOW TO COMPOSE AN IMAGE I ASK YOURSELF I RULES I BREAK THE RULES I BASIC DESIGN ELEMENTSLEADING THE EYE I BALANCE I RULE OF THIRDS I MORE SPACE IN FRONT I HEAD ROOM I DIAGONALS I TRIANGLES I CURVES I IMPORTANT TIPS I SHOOTING PEOPLE I VIEWPOINT I CONTENT I BALANCE I LINES


ADDING DEPTH I WINDOW LIGHT I REFLECTIONS I SHADOWSSHADOW DESIGN I SAME COLOR I THROUGH I FOREGROUND I CANDID PHOTOGRAPHY ABSTRACTS I CANDID I COLOR HARMONY I ADD ONS I SIZE & SCALE I FRAMING I STAR BURST I POSING I GET CLOSE I WORKING WITH THEMES I LINEAR PERSPECTIVE I AERIAL PERSPECTIVE I WHAT MAKES A GOOD PHOTO I SHOOT AROUND THE SUBJECT I RELAXING THE SUBJECT I HIGH or LOW KEY ? I WORKING WITH THEMES I STAGING PHOTOGRAPHS I THE DECISIVE MOMENT I COMMUNICATION AND CONTEXT I CONTENT I DEVELOP YOUR OWN STYLE I BEST TIME TO SHOOT I COLOUR OR BLACK AND WHITE ? I DETAIL ADDS INTEREST I SENSE OF DEPTH I


ELEMENTS OF A PHOTOGRAPH I TEXTURE I SHAPE I COLOR I FORM AND TONE I PATTERN I


BASICS I WHEN TO USE FLASH I SLOW SYNCHRONISATION I FILL FLASH I FLASH TECHNIQUESFLASH DRAWBACKS AND SOLUTIONS I RED EYEBOUNCED FLASH I BALANCING THE LIGHT I FLASH ACCESSORIES I MULTIPLE SPEEDLIGHTS I PORTABILITY VERSUS POWER I OFF CAMERA DIRECTIONAL LIGHT I FLASH ZOOM I


some of these already covered under respective heads - MACBOOK vs. IMAC (laptop vs. desktop) I  LENSES I 5D III VS. 6D I  CANON CAMERAS I ZOOM VS. PRIME I CCD VS CMOS  I JPEG vs RAW I 8 BITS vs 16 BITS I ADOBE RGB vs. sRGB I FILMS VS DIGITAL I LENS BLUR VS DIGITAL BLUR I SINGLE VS BURST MODE I SLR VS RANGEFINDER I MANUAL VS AUTO FOCUSING I EYE VS CAMERA I REFLECTED vs INCIDENT LIGHT I ELECTRONIC vs. OPTICAL VIEWFINDER I LIGHT SOURCE PORTABILITY vs POWER I GOOD TO HAVE vs. MUST HAVE I GOOD CAMERA vs. GOOD LENS I CANON CAMERAS I DIGITAL vs. OPTICAL LENS I HORIZONTAL OR VERTICAL FRAME I


MACRO INTERIORS | KIDS | Jewelery | AUTOMOBILES | JOURNALISM | I PEOPLE I ARCHITECTURE | PAINTINGS | LANDSCAPES | SEASCAPES I SKYSCAPES I WEDDINGS I WEDDING DO'S & DONT'SINDUSTRIAL | FOOD TRAVEL PRODUCT I ADVERTISING I  Cloudscape I sunsets - sunrises I Glmour related  GlAMOUR | FASHION I PORTRAITURE I NUDES | BOUDOIR I CREATIVE TEAM I CASTING I DIRECTING THE MODELS I STYLING I MAKEUP ARTISTS I NATURAL LIGHT I ARTIFICIAL LIGHT I BACKGROUND I COMPOSITES I TONE ON TONE OR CONTRASTING COLOURS I ROLE OF PROPS I CATCHLIGHTS I EYE CONTACT I BODY LANGUAGE I GAIN TRUST I MODEL MATTERS I ONE IS IMPORTANT THAN MANY LIGHTS I LIGHT IN THE FRAME I LACK OF LIGHT I TWILIGHT I FOCUS AND FAST LENSES I TELL A STORY I IMAGINATION I SHADOWS AND NOT JUST LIGHT I


STUDIO SETUP I TYPES OF LIGHT SOURCESSUDIO LIGHTING I BROAD & SHORT LIGHTING I ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING I Light sources I Light modifiers I Equipment I Mixed lighting I SETING UP YOUR STUDIO I LIGHTING FOR GLASSES I CONTINUOS VERSUS STROBES I FLASH DURATION I BALANCING STROBES WITH AMBIENT LIGHTS I


 How to buy Equipment I RECOMMEND | NIKON vs CANON | YOUR FIRST PRO SHOOT | Digital photography | Don't be creative | Photoshop - not a bad word |  I RECOMMEND NIKON VS CANON  I CHOOSING THE RIGHT LENS I STUDIO SIZE I Specialisation I Teamwork I Myths I FOLLOWING THE BRIEF I BACKUP EQUIPMENT I WHY AN EXPENSIVE CAMERA I SHOOT RIGHT TO BEGIN WITH I WHAT TO TAKE ALONG I VIEW OR VISION I PREPARING FOR A SHOOT I

EXTERNAL RESOURCES -opens to other websites for recommended reading  I VALUE OF A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER I

REVIEWS ~ Fredmiranda I 


GLOSSARY A to D   E to I   J to Z  I Copyrights I Model release I Portfolio I Marketing and Promotion I FAQs I MEDIUM FORMATS I ND FILTERS I POLARIZING FILTERS


 

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