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Photography: How to meter manually? – Part 2

In part -1 of this article, we discussed about metering modes and the advantages of manual metering. In this article, I will talk about the techniques that you can use to manually meter scenes. Any discussion around manual metering won’t … Continue reading

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Photography: How to meter manually? – Part 1

When reading photography books or articles, you would definitely come across expressions like ‘I aimed my camera at the sky and then metered or I would meter the face etc.’ I don’t know about you, but I used to get … Continue reading

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A Case for Manual Metering

Many photographers complain about under exposed or dark pictures that they get from their D-SLRs. In most cases, the camera is not at fault. It’s just that the pictures are not metered right. All SLR cameras come with at least … Continue reading

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How I use my Nikon D90 – Part 4 (Menu settings)

In this article, I will explain some of the menu settings and options that I use with my D90. To me, these below settings are the most useful settings in everyday shooting. Picture Control: When I got my camera, the … Continue reading

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How I use my Nikon D90 – Part 3 (White Balance)

In this section, I will explain the White Balance (WB) setting that I use with my D90. I don’t have to tell you how important the White Balance is, in digital photography. It’s all the more important if you are … Continue reading

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How I use my Nikon D90 – Part 2 (ISO)

In Part-1, I explained the picture modes that I use with my camera (D90). In this article, I will talk about the ISO settings that I use and explain why. The native ISO range for D90 is 200-3200.  ISO values … Continue reading

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How I use my Nikon D90 – Part 1 (Camera Modes)

I use a Nikon D90 to take pictures. I can’t compare it with any other DSLR, since this is the only DSLR I own. I used a film SLR (Nikon N80) in the past, but I guess I never tried … Continue reading

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