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Frequently Asked Questions: our curated answers to the most common questions about photography and videography.

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What are shutter speed, ISO, and Aperture?

I've seen people talking about shutter speed, ISO, and f-stop. What are those? It really confuses me. What is the advantage in adjusting these manually, when you can just have your camera decide ...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by 10 Rep‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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What do I need to know about operating a camera to go beyond "point and shoot" photography?

I've been taking pictures with my phone and really enjoy it. I want to buy a more serious camera and get more into this hobby. These cameras seem to have a lot of buttons and dials. With my phone, ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by mattdm‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Hueco‭