Making the jump from point-and-shoots to an SLR can be a daunting proposition, but this 8-bit explainer from Sound and Matter should help. It covers the three most fundamental elements of exposure — aperture, shutter speed and ISO — clearly and succinctly, giving even complete photography newbies *raises hand* a quick grasp of what all those buttons and dials and fractional f's mean. [Light and Matter via PetaPixel]
Photography's Three Basic Tenets In 8 Bits And 9 Minutes
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