Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Lenses and bodies and tech, oh my!, part of Photography 101 (2012).
When it comes to buying camera gear, it's really easy to get carried away. …It's an incredible hobby but it can also be a very expensive hobby. …So, I want to talk a little bit about the equipment that I have in front of me …here, some of the choices that you can make when you're spending your hard …earned cash on your camera gear and just basically how to divide your money if …you're starting from scratch. So let's actually start with that. …Let's say that you have a budget of a grand. …And that's what you're going to spend on a camera and a single lens. …So how do you decide how to divide that budget? …In general here's what I like to tell people. …Spend about a third of your money on the camera body.…
And the other two thirds on a lens. And here's why. …A camera lens will last your entire life. As long as you take really good care of …it and you buy quality gear to begin with, this will never have to be replaced. …The body, on the other hand, is something that you're likely to want to replace after …
- Carry and hold that DSLR like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera: from hands to water glasses to tripods
- Using aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- What the buttons do
- Manually controlling your autofocus
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
Photography 101: Shooting in Low Lightwith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke56m 11s Appropriate for all
Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Upswith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke1h 14m Appropriate for all
1. Carry and Hold That DSLR Like a Pro
2. Stabilizing the Camera: From Hands to Water Glasses to Tripods
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Pushing Your Buttons
6. Manually Controlling Your Autofocus
7. Flash Lights
8. Upgrading Your Light
9. Changing Your Point of View
10. Buying New Gear
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