How to Stop Shooting in Auto Mode | Part Two

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Last Friday, I shared my journey to the camera and equipment I have today....  But today it's time to officially STOP shooting in Auto Mode! Again ~~ I feel the need to say:  I do not even pretend to be an expert.  I don't even pretend to have the basics nailed down.  I'm just a girl who made the commitment a year ago to stop shooting in Auto Mode.... who now wants to help you make the jump too! If you are stuck in Auto Mode, I promise that learning to shoot without that crutch will leave … [Read more...]

How to Stop Shooting in Auto Mode | Part One

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Friends, let it be said:  I will not try to pretend to be some all-knowing, fantastic photographer.  What I am is someone on the path to learning more and more about photography....  And right now that means I will not allow myself to shoot in Auto Mode.  In this two-part post, I'm sharing what I've learned thus far. Today we are talking ~~> Equipment! The Camera... My 1st DSLR Years ago I purchased a package from Costco of a Nikon D60 with two kit lenses.  That camera was a great … [Read more...]