Over the past few years, we've seen a huge surge in the number of people interested in photography. A big part of this newfound interest has been because of the convenience and accessibility of digital photography. Unfortunately, this has led to everyone taking about the technology of photography and Adobe Photoshop. The average person on the street could probably even tell you how many megapixels her cell phone's camera has!

There is certainly something to be said for knowing your gear and understanding how it all works. We would even say that understanding the basics of your equipment and exposure are prerequisites to getting the most from this book! When you're in the heat of the moment, you don't want to have to pull out your camera's ...

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