Afterthought – Things I should have taken care while purchasing my DSLR

After two years since owning my first DSLR, I am slowly realizing the mistakes (the simple ones) that I made while making my purchase.

I hope the following notes will help you keep away from making the same mistakes.

Sandisk Extreme Class 10 4GB SDHC 30MBps card

Memory cards

When I was making my purchase of a DSLR, I was least worried about memory cards. I just went with whatever card the seller gave me. My only consideration at that point in time was the storage capacity of the card.

I regret that now. Because I completely overlooked the speed aspect.

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Nikon D90 – I didn’t know I could do that!

Recently I was having a conversation about D90 with a friend of mine who also owns one. It came as a surprise to me when I learned that he was missing out on some of the biggest features D90 offered. Here is a compilation of the things that we discussed.

DOF preview

nikon d90 dof buttonThe very first thing this body has in store for you is DOF Preview button on the front side of the body towards the right side of the lens.

Pressing this button will tell the camera to set the aperture at the selected level, allowing you to see what the shot will look like in the view finder – particularly the depth of field. This enables you to see how much of your image is in focus sharply.

source – dPs

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Photography – Reliable DSLR/Lens/Flash Review Sites

DSLR and Lens review-site

Trust is a little hard to come by – especially in online sector. I spent the last two weeks in search for a “good’ DSLR. With a little (read: a lot of) help from one of our guest authors, I finally managed to buy one. During that search, I chanced upon a couple of sites that are trustworthy. This post is meant to recognise their hard work and dedication.

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