Getting to grips with an SLR

I’ve had an SLR for a while now but have always treated like it was a standard phone camera – in other words, I have no idea what I’m doing with it.

I’ve tried to avoid sticking it on the automatic setting but instead set it to manual which allows me to fiddle with the aperture, ISO and other various technical terms.

Every now and again I fluke a shot which, while it might not be good enough to grace National Geographic it does bring a smile to my face – that is quickly wiped away when I mess up the next shot and can’t work out what button or setting I messed with.

Below are a few shots from a recent stroll around Atcham.

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On the flip side, my Google Pixel did equally well proving that there is enough to suggest you can get top quality photos from something which you keep in your back pocket.

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Either way, its all about luck (in parts) and having a good eye for that perfect shot. I should probably invest in a lesson or two.

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