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  • Added on: June 9th, 2008
heyy evry1!!
ive planned to go for a trip to a hill station near mumbai....
i have an SLR cam, but am no pro at using it.
i know very little abt it.
can anyone gime any suggestions on wat should be the settings that i shud use on it???

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  • Added on: June 9th, 2008
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can anyone gime any suggestions on wat should be the settings that i shud use on it???
There's no right answer, it depends a lot on the situation.

When I bought an SLR, the first thing I did is read a book on exposure (in this case, 'Understanding Exposure' by Bryan Peterson), which definitely offered an excellent introduction to picking appropriate settings.

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  • Added on: June 11th, 2008
When in doubt put it on Program mode ...it will be Auto settings. Without knowing what camera you have its really hard to suggest.
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  • Added on: June 11th, 2008
Read all of the chapters in this link:
http://photo.net/learn/making-photographs/

That should give you a starting point for more research and general fiddling with settings.

Then shoot, shoot a lot, on all different settings. If you're shooting film, take notes on how you shot each frame so you can see what happened when you get your prints.



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