Merry Christmas! 10 things you need to do with your new camera

Merry Christmas! 10 things to set up and do with your new camera

If you are lucky enough to have bagged yourself a new camera, then congratulations! You will have that lovely feeling of elation, but it may also be mixed with the 'what do I actually do with it?' feeling. 

If this is the case, do not fear – the following guide will help you understand your camera and give you a few pointers as to what you should do straight away. 

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