Chapter 2: Photography Basics and the NEX-6

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Introduction

The Sony NEX-6 has scores of menu commands and options, which can discourage even the most experienced users, let alone someone attempting to move beyond a simple point-and-shoot camera. But this should not prevent you from immediately taking pictures. You can start by simply treating the camera as a point-and-shoot. Don’t worry about things like aperture, shutter speed, or ISO. Over time, learning photographic basics will provide you with tools to override automatic settings and impart your artistic interpretation of a scene. If you’ve been using a small compact camera, you’ll be pleased ...

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