With the advent
of bigger and better cameras at increasingly reasonable prices, more and more amateurs are upgrading their equipment to fancy DSLRs. Without the proper knowledge of how to work those cameras, though, the resulting images won't be much better
than what you'd get from the average point-and-shoot. Though Michael Freeman has decades of professional experience, he is also a true teacher and in this handy little guide for novice photographers, he breaks down his know-how of all things
DSLR into language that even the most beginner photographer can understand. Topics covered include equipment and lenses to post-production, and everything in between. Sample pictures from The DSLR Field Guide The city of Cartagena, Colombia, as night falls.The tripod was set up before sunset. As darkness fell and the streetlights and floodlights were switched on, there was time to anticipate the pattern of brightness. Michael Freeman wanted a rich blue to...