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By Pam Roberts, Alfred Stieglitz

A facsimile copy of 559 unique illustrations initially released within the 50 variants of the magazine "Camera Work". The journal used to be based and released via Alfred Stieglitz and supplied a discussion board for American photographers' paintings in addition to an creation to the ecu avant-garde.

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To zoom in or out, just rotate that ring. The numbers at the edge of the zoom ring, by the way, represent focal lengths. The number that’s aligned with the white bar at the edge of the zoom ring represents the current focal length. In Figure 1-5, for example, the focal length is 24mm. Getting shake-free shots with Vibration Reduction (VR) lenses Some Nikon lenses offer Vibration Reduction. This feature, indicated by the initials VR in the lens name, attempts to compensate for small amounts of camera shake that are common when photographers handhold their cameras and use a slow shutter speed, a lens with a long focal length, or both.

This warning seems so obvious that I laugh every time I read it — which makes me feel doubly stupid the next time I poke myself in the eye as I perform this maneuver. Ordering from Camera Menus You access many camera features via menus, which, conveniently enough, appear when you press the Menu button. Features are grouped into six main menus, described briefly in Table 1-1. Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land Table 1-1 Symbol D600 Menus Open This Menu Access These Functions Playback Viewing, deleting, and protecting pictures Shooting Basic photography settings Custom Setting Advanced photography options and some basic camera options Setup Additional basic camera options Retouch Built-in photo retouching options My Menu/Recent Settings Your custom menu or 20 most recently used menu options After you press the Menu button, you see a screen similar to the one shown in Figure 1-8.

The rest of this book assumes that you’re instead working with a CPU lens that supports all the camera’s features. Again, though, your camera manual offers additional help if you want to go the non-CPU route. ✓ AF Fine-Tune: If your focus always seems slightly off when you use autofocusing, you may be able to improve the situation through this feature. It enables you to create a custom focusing adjustment for up to 12 lens types, telling the camera to set the focus point just a tad in front of or behind where it normally would.

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