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Photography 101 is here to help make sense of the confusing world of photography. If you're just beginning your journey in photography you'll find loads of content here to help you understand terminology, learn to use your camera, and to master the basics of photography.

Get started by searching for things you're having trouble with or by browsing articles and videos below.

Cameras & Gear Explained

Read articles and watch videos which explain your cameras and photography gear. Learn what your camera settings are plus how, when, and why to use them. Find out what features your camera has and what everything means.
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Manual Settings & Brightness

Do you want to control your photos and use manual settings to set the brightness of your photos? Check out these articles and videos which deal with all aspects of exposure, (the settings that control your picture's level of brightness).
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Understanding Lens & Focus

Find articles and videos to help you understand lenses and focus. Learn why different lenses give you different results  and why your photos might not be coming out as sharp as you want them to as well as what you can do to fix that.
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Beginner's Articles from WDO Photography

While this website is still being populated with information to help you learn photography here are some articles from my other website, WDO Photography that are aimed at helping beginners learn photography. You can find all of these articles and more under my free photography resource guide.

Product Reviews From WDO Photography

While this website is still being populated with information to help you learn photography here are some articles from my other website, WDO Photography that are aimed at helping beginners find great products to save them money and improve your photography. You can find all of these articles and more under my free photography resource guide.

Latest Photography 101 Articles

Godox V860III Flash Unit: An Affordable, and Easy-to-Use Solution Discover the versatility, affordability, and practicality of the Godox V860III flash, a great first flash or addition to your kit.
Understanding Polarizing Filters: Enhancing Your Landscape Photography Learn when to use a polarizing filters and how they enhance your photography from your friends at LearnToTake.Pictures.
Know Your Aperture, Don’t Miss This F-Stop List Know your aperture, don’t miss this f-stop list, and learn what they are, what they do, and why they are ordered like that.
Everything You Need To Know About Landscape Photography Are you curious about landscape photography? Here is everything you need to know about landscape photography to get you started on this wonderful subject.
Comparing The Best Entry-level Mirrorless Cameras for Summer 2023 Check out this article comparing the best entry-level mirrorless cameras for summer of 2023 from your friends at Learn To Take (dot) Pictures.
The best reasons to own a wide angle lens Find out the best reasons to own a wide angle lens from your choice for free photography education, LearnToTake.Pictures
How To Understand Photography Exposure Our how to understand photography exposure article is an easy to follow instructional that will help you learn to take pictures.
How To Change Your iPhone Photo Brightness Learn how to change your iPhone photo brightness and master iPhone photography
Photography 101 and the LearnToTake.Pictures are a project of pro photographer Don Orkoskey of WDO Photography.

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