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The digital photography
– Module 2

The contents of this publication - Module 2 are based on the work of Oreste Di Cristino. All the information is in english and is supported by photographs, images, graphics and illustrations.

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photography, studio and production shots: Oreste Di Cristino.

English proof reader:
Anita Magnenat-Parisi.

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  This publication - Module 2 - is dedicated to:  

Introduction to DSLR camerasShooting in "Manual mode"What is a DSLR camera?How does a DSLR camera work?What happens when the shutter button is released?Overview of the lensesUnderstanding lens markingPrime lenses Zoom lenses The camera sensorFull-frame and APS-C sensorsLarger camera sensors capture more lightFull-frame DSLR cameras with APS-C sensor lenses The focal-plane shutterHow does a two-curtain shutter work?How does a vertical-travel shutter work?Memory cards File formats Comparing JPEG and RAW files The power of RAW Conclusion and terminology used in this tutorial

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Location: Sant'Angelo del Pesco, Italy.
Hand-held photo with Nikon D810, lens 24-70 mm,
aperture: f/9, shutter speed: 1/250s, ISO: 200, focal length: 28 mm.

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