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Nikon D7100: From Snapshots to Great Shots by John Batdorff

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2. First Things First

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A Few Things to Know and Do Before You Begin Taking Pictures

Now that we’ve covered the top 12 tips to get you up and shooting, we should probably take care of some other important details. You must become familiar with certain features of your camera before you can take full advantage of it. Additionally, we will take some steps to prepare the camera and memory card for use. So to get things moving, let’s start off with something that you will definitely need before you can take a single picture: a memory card.

Poring Over the Picture

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