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Old 06-05-2011, 02:43 AM   #1
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Talking My new to photography Thread [no 56k]

Just got into photography, got a pretty good DSLR from a family friend. Its a Olympus E-510 and it suites my needs pretty good! Always been used to point and shoot cameras so yea here it goes.

Feel free to post your input on any pics. Also any tips you have for amateurs!

-Camera: Olympus E-510
-Lens: 14-42MM & 40-150mm


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I'm going to be using this thread as my personal photography thread.

Here's my first shoot, Obviously edited but hey.





Here's my 2nd shoot





Here's my 3rd shoot




Here's some random pics (unedited/ Yes thats my Focus)











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Welcome to the Photo side of things. If you ever needed any pointers or questions about photography ... lots of us here can help you out.

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Yay! Another Olympus shooter who also has a screaming yellow Focus!
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LOL ... That seems like a weird coincidence.

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Welcome to the Photo side of things. If you ever needed any pointers or questions about photography ... lots of us here can help you out.

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I guess I'll start out with a question.

Think you can explain shutter speed to me? I know its pretty noobish but I've heard many different things.

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Shutter speed is the amount of time the image sensor is exposed to light.
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^^ Yup.

How long it takes your shutter to take a shot. Think of the shutter like blinking, starting with your eyes close.

Hold your blink and you get in more light. Blink open then close quickly, least amount of light you get to see your shot.

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^^ Yup.

How long it takes your shutter to take a shot. Think of the shutter like blinking, starting with your eyes close.

Hold your blink and you get in more light. Blink open then close quickly, least amount of light you get to see your shot.

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Okay makes sense now guys, thanks!
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I like that first shot from the 2nd shoot.

In my opinion, you tend to shoot your subject too far away. It worked pretty well with the 3rd shot of the 3rd shoot. But the one before it doesn't work so well for me. Just my 2 Abraham Lincolns..
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I like that first shot from the 2nd shoot.

In my opinion, you tend to shoot your subject too far away. It worked pretty well with the 3rd shot of the 3rd shoot. But the one before it doesn't work so well for me. Just my 2 Abraham Lincolns..
Very true. I guess its just part of my style of how I like to see a photo. Gonna be doing another shoot here pretty soon so I'll DEF. be trying some closer shots.

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