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Stoppees' Guide to Photography and Light by Brian Janet Stoppee

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Chapter 2

Digital Exposure and Optics

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Until you understand the exposure and optical technologies in a digital photographic environment, you will have a difficult time beginning to reach your creative potential.

Even if you are coming into this after years of work with traditional emulsion and chemicals, it seems a bit daunting. We’ll never forget the day that four of us who worked together for more than twenty years unpacked a box of four Nikon digital single lens reflex (dSLR) cameras. A little bit of time passed before we got the hang of it. Once we did, though, we began to make the best images of our careers.

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