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Canon Rebel T1i / 500D: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jeff Revell

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6. Say Cheese!

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Settings and Features to Make Great Portraits

Taking pictures of people is one of the great joys of photography. You will experience a great sense of accomplishment when you capture the spirit and personality of someone in a photograph. At the same time, you have a great responsibility because the person in front of the camera is depending on you to make them look good. You can’t always change how someone looks, but you can control the way you photograph that individual. In this chapter, we will explore some camera features and techniques that can help you create great portraits.

Poring Over the Picture

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