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- Understanding ISO
- Stitching a panorama
- Using exposure lock
- Using the flash indoors and out
- Adapting professional techniques to small cameras
Skill Level Intermediate
As you've seen looking at the various shots we have captured, you can shoot like a pro with a compact camera. You just have to learn a few basic techniques and camera controls. Chances are some of these techniques may interest you more than others. Maybe you're intrigued by macro photography and want to get nice and close, or maybe you like taking low light shots at night or by candlelight. You want the ability to take high ISO shots that don't have a lot of digital noise in them. If you get hooked on a specific technique, make sure your next camera is well equipped for that type of photography.
The key is to take these techniques, try them with your equipment, and then be ready when the opportunity for a great shot presents itself. So now it's your turn. Go out there and take some pictures.