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old-camera.png This series of photo assignments was prepared at the request of a former student, looking for direction during her initial forays into photography. As she had just bought a Nikon D40, the content is geared towards that equipment. Those with other setups will have to make adjustments accordingly.

For the most part, however, technical skills are de-emphasized and geek-speak is kept to a minimum in this series of tutorials. For many beginners, a preoccupation with ƒ-stops and shutter speeds and focal lengths can be a deadening turn off. For that reason, other, equally important abilities, such as observational skills, composition and lateral thinking are emphasized.

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1 Shooting from the Hip Brian Grover 2069
2 Silhouettes Brian Grover 2170
3 A Portrait of the Artist Brian Grover 1568
4 Backlighting Brian Grover 2258
5 Motion Blur Brian Grover 1712
6 High Contrast Photography Brian Grover 1569
7 The Height of the Action Brian Grover 1561
8 Top-Down Brian Grover 1592
9 Reflected Light Brian Grover 1679
10 Three' s a Crowd Brian Grover 1643
11 Serendipity Brian Grover 1636
12 Rim Lighting Brian Grover 1651
13 Weather Effects Brian Grover 1840
14 The Big Event Brian Grover 1576
15 Close Cropping Brian Grover 1856
16 Bottoms Up Brian Grover 1637
17 Foto-Grafix in the Key of High and Low Brian Grover 2043
18 Starburst Brian Grover 1643
19 Signs of the Times Brian Grover 1668
20 Night Photography Brian Grover 1750
21 The Color Purple Brian Grover 1928
22 Bokeh Brian Grover 1886
23 A Shadow World Brian Grover 1499
24 Depth of Field Brian Grover 1769
25 The Rule of Thirds Brian Grover 1629
26 Parting Shot Brian Grover 2057

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