First camera crash course: simple solutions for mastering your new DSLR

First camera crash course: simple solutions for mastering your new DSLR

First Camera Crash Course Lesson 10: Anatomy of your viewfinder

Your viewfinder is a powerful tool for composition, but if you’re new to using one it might look a little confusing. Our cheat sheet below illustrates some of the key elements within your viewfinder and explains what they are and what they do.

First Camera Crash Course Lesson 10: Anatomy of your viewfinder

First Camera Crash Course Lesson 1: Aperture explained
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 2: using exposure compensation
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 3: How shutter speeds work
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 4: Fast vs Slow shutter speeds
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 5: How to focus and stay sharp
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 6: Choosing your AF points
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 7: How to get your subjects sharp
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 8: Avoid the common composition mistakes
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 9: Using the Rule of Thirds
First Camera Crash Course Lesson 10: Anatomy of your viewfinder

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