Oh Snap! A Really Short Beginner’s Guide to Photography.

Everything you need to know in 20 minutes.

Introduction

Shutter Speed

18mm, f/6.3, ISO 100, 1/100s || 1,160s || 1/250s
50mm, f/11, ISO 100, 5 seconds | 18mm, f/22, ISO 100, 70 seconds

Aperture

50mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/400s || f/11, ISO 200, 1/100s
50mm, f/1.8, ISO 200, 1/100s || 50mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/150s
50mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/80s || 50mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/5s

ISO

55mm, f/5.6, ISO 200, 0.4s || ISO 400
55mm, f/5.6, ISO 200, 1/60s || ISO 1000, 1/500s

Getting Started

Lenses

Focal Length

42mm, f/9, ISO 100, 1/320s || 100mm

Ultra Wide Angle Lens

8mm, f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/100s || 8mm, f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/200s
11mm, f/4, ISO 3200, 1/20s

Wide Angle/Standard Lens

55mm, f/5.6, ISO 1400, 1/60s || 50mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/160s

Telephoto Lens

130mm, f/8, ISO 100, 1/1000s || 300mm, f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/500s

Macro Lens

100mm, f/4, ISO 800, 1/100s || 100mm, f/2.8, ISO 1600, 1/80s

Tilt-Shift Lens

50mm + TS adapter, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/1000s || 50mm + TS adapter, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/400s

White Balance

300mm, f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/400s
18mm, f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/500s
18mm, f/3.5, ISO 400, 1/50s
18mm, f/3.5, ISO 900, 1/15s

Tips & Tricks

Daytime Outdoor:

Nighttime and Low Light

55mm, f/25, ISO 800, 5 sec || 30mm, f/4, ISO 125, 2.5 sec

Moving Subjects

70mm, f/5, ISO 100, 1/320s || 70mm, f/5, ISO 100, 1/280s

Depth of Field With Telephoto Lenses

300mm, f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/400s || 300mm, f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/500s

Backlighting

50mm, f/1.8, ISO 600, 1/100s || 18mm, f/3.5, ISO 1600, 1/8s

Bokeh

50mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/80s || 50mm, f/1.8, ISO 1600, 1/60s || 50mm, f/1.8, ISO 100, 1/5s

Landscapes With Fisheyes

8mm, f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/125s || 8mm, f/3.5, ISO 100, 1/160s

Additional Gear

UV Filters

Polarizing Filters

Neutral Density (ND) Filters

50mm, f/11, ISO 100, 5 seconds || 50mm, f/11, ISO 100, 3 seconds

Infrared (IR) Filters

6 sec || 12 sec

Close-up filters

55mm, f/5.6, ISO 100, 1/400s || 55mm, f/3.6, ISO 600, 1/80s

Macro Extension Tubes

100mm + tube, f/2.8, ISO 400, 1/40s || 50mm + tube, f/1.8, ISO 3200, 1/125s

Lens Reversing Rings

28mm + L-R Ring, f/1.8, ISO 500, 1/100s || 28mm + L-R Ring, f/3.6, ISO 100, 1/40s

Teleconverters

110mm + 2x teleconverter, f/5.6, ISO 200, 1/100s || 110mm + 2x teleconverter, f/5.6, ISO 3200, 1/125s

Conclusion

55mm, f/5.6, ISO 400, 1/200s
50mm, f/8, ISO 100, 1/125s
44 images stacked, 4X microscope objective lens + 50mm f/1.8, f/10, ISO 500, 1/40s each.
50mm, f/8, ISO 100, 1/200s
8mm, f/3.5, ISO 100, 8sec
24mm, f/4, ISO 500, 1/80s

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