Tag Archives: Basics

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KYC #7 : How fast can your camera click

The Modern day DSLR come with some astonishing figures in terms of how fast they can click. For those of you who are unaware about your cameras capabilities, here is what you want to look […]

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KYC#6 : Why aren’t all my focus points enabled?

Let’s assume that you have a camera which claims that it has 51 focus points.    You attach a 300 f/2.8 on it and you can select any of the 51 focus points. So far […]

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Are you on Aperture priority?

Most of the people I come across in the field seem to be using Aperture priority. So is that an issue? No not really, not unless you do not know why you are on Aperture Priority. A […]

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KYC #4 : What does the Histogram say

Graphs and numbers sometimes can be a little intimidating. Histogram is one graph that is anything but that. If I can understand it, I’m sure most people can. Let me try and explain what I […]

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KYC #2 – Why is an f/2.8 lens called faster than f/4

The 70-200 f/2.8 is said to be a faster lens that the 70-200 f/4. What does this mean? Well, the most common answer that I have heard is  – ‘it gives faster shutter speeds’  Lets take a […]

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KYC #1 : Highlight Alert

The KYC series is going to be a set of mini-blogs where I talk about some features about your cameras. I hope this helps people use the camera better. Lets start with a practically useful […]

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Camera Froze? Panic Attack!!

Imagine you are on the field and clicking something when suddenly the camera hangs. It just stops responding. Looks like a piece of stone and definitely behaves like one. What do you do? Well, firstly […]

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Exposure Compensation – The Mood Changer

“Dial in an exposure compensation of -1” If that statement doesn’t make much sense to you, then I think it is time to hit the books.  If it does make sense and still if you […]

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