Getting started with your DSLR

There’s no time like the start of a new year to wipe the dust off that thing you really wanted to do however long ago. Jemma Pollari put together this fantastic guide for Photofocus to getting started with the DSLR you just got or ya know, the DSLR that’s been kicking around your home while you were waiting for the time/energy to make some moves:

When you first crack open the box on a new DSLR, it can be overwhelming how much control you’ve suddenly got in your hands. Buttons and dials that you’ve never had to deal with on a compact camera: What do they all mean? Let’s dive in!

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