10. Advanced Techniques

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Impress Your Family and Friends

We’ve covered a lot of ground in the previous chapters, especially on the general photographic concepts that apply to most, if not all, shooting situations. There are, however, some specific tools and techniques that will give you an added advantage in obtaining a great shot. Additionally, we will look at how to customize certain controls on your camera to reflect your personal shooting preferences and always have them at the ready.

Poring Over the Picture

Although I own a DSLR, I don’t have a good macro lens that lets me get really close to subjects like this leaf. ...

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