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Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Robert Correll

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Chapter 2: Anatomy of a Digital SLR

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arrow.png Touring the front

arrow.png Checking out the backside

arrow.png Peering down at the top

arrow.png Looking up at the bottom

arrow.png Uncovering the sides

arrow.png Falling in love with lenses

I think one of the most effective ways to learn photography is to become more knowledgeable about your camera. Knowing what and where the controls are means you can use them without thinking about it. When you can do that, you’ll find that you’re focused on photography, not merely operating a sophisticated piece of modern machinery. That’s the good news. The even better news is that it’s not hard to get a handle on.

I spread the wealth in this chapter and don’t focus on any one particular dSLR or dSLT. You see cameras in this chapter from the three big names in dSLRs today: Canon, Nikon, and Sony. I include brand new, mostly new, entry-level, professional, and in-between models to illustrate ...

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