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Introduction to the Beginner’s Photography Guide

Congratulations on getting your new digital camera! You are about to embark in a world of photography that is new and exciting. However, if you do not know how to use that camera, you can certainly find yourself frustrated with trying to use it and your pictures may not all turn out as well as you would like.

Remember, the best way to learn to take great pictures is to practice, practice, practice. This is why a digital camera is such an awesome tool. It does not matter how many pictures you take, it will not cost you a dime!

Digital cameras these days are covered with controls and modes that can seem confusing. From the most basic point and shoot cameras to the most convoluted single lens reflex (those cameras that allow you to change out the lenses), there are controls that you will have to learn before you can take great pictures.

To help you get started, you will find a great deal of helpful information in this guide. First, we will cover the basics of what those controls on your camera mean. Then, we will get into details of different settings you can use to take your pictures from nice to fantastic.

Remember that those special moments in life will only happen once. Your little one will only get one chance to take their first steps. You will only get that first wondrous feeling from seeing breathtaking mountains once. There are so many moments that you will want to treasure, and the best way to treasure them is to take the best pictures possible. When you finish reading this guide, you will be able to take those pictures.

Are you ready to get started learning? Get your camera out and get ready to read. Everything you need to know for amazing pictures is right here in this guide, lesson by lesson. Read it all at once, or go through it one lesson at a time. Either way, you will get the tools that you need.

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