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Day 2 - Aperture Priority

We actually had a nice day today. It was sunny and 55 so I went outside to take a few photos. Here is one of the better ones. I used Jess's actions again. I used the overexposed fix at 25% and the sharpen & web save.

Photo info:
Shutter Speed 1/1250
Aperture Priority
ISO 400
50mm 1.8 - 50mm

Last year at 2Peas there ran a 12 Weeks to Better Photos series. I tried to follow it with my old camera but with very little luck. So I gave up but I saved all of the PDFs knowing that one day I would get a dslr that I would need to learn all 12 lessons about. Here is the first lesson from that series. It was interesting seeing the differences in the backgrounds just by changing the f stop. Although I will have to keep practicing with this because I was not able to repeat this every time I tried it.


  1. Suzanne: Do you know if those links are still on 2peas? I would love to do those lessons as I need some serious work with my DSLR!!!

  2. I'll be keeping a close eye on your progress, Suzanne. I'm determined to learn more about photography this year.

  3. Here is the link to those pdfs Kim -

  4. Great shots! I need to pull out my copies of those PDFs and practice again. They are so helpful! :)

  5. Nice job...have fun learning your camera.


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