Starting out in photography is exciting, to be sure.
But it can also be a lot of work!
Working hard to improve your craft is a good thing, though, because in the end, photography is a journey, and the growth you experience along the way will be invaluable.
Of course, it’s nice to know where to begin, too.
That’s the purpose of this guide.
I’ve put together ten basic tips to help you start your photography journey. Each one is summarized below and includes a link to a more comprehensive discussion of each topic.
Looking at your camera dial and seeing M, A, P, A/AV, S/TV, and all the other little icons can be a little confusing, even if you read your camera’s owner’s manual!
But understanding what each camera mode does and the applications in which each one can help you will only serve to make taking better photos an easier task.
Don’t continue to be confused about which mode does what…