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31 Days to a Better Photo | The Complete Index

31daysphotoThank you for your interest in 31 Days to a Better Photo! I’m glad you’re here and want to learn how to make the most of your dSLR. With a little time together, you can be shooting manually in a month! Yes, for real. For terms of use of this (FREE!) series, please read below. Thank you for respecting the intellectual work of the author. xo, Darcy

  1. Welcome
  2. Find Your Camera Manual
  3. Shooting Fast vs. Shooting Slow
  4. Controlling the Faucet – Learning ISO
  5. Understanding Aperture, Part 1
  6. Understanding Aperture, Part 2
  7. Tackling Depth of Field
  8. The Exposure Triangle
  9. Scales
  10. Meter Maids – In Camera Metering
  11. Tips for Shooting Manually – Link Up
  12. What’s White Balance?
  13. Setting Custom White Balance
  14. Histo-huh? What’s a histogram?
  15. Histograms in the Field
  16. Exposure Compensation
  17. The Low Down on Lenses
  18. What camera do you have?
  19. When natural light won’t cut it
  20. Art in Photography
  21. Elements of Composition
  22. Post Production
  23. Levels vs Curves in Photoshop
  24. What’s a Layer Mask?
  25. How to Install Photoshop Actions – featuring Jodi from MCP Actions
  26. Photoshop Actions Resource List
  27. When too much is too much.
  28. How to Resize your Images to Share on the Web
  29. 12 Steps to a Sharper Image
  30. My Workflow
  31. Thank you & Live the Moments

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I didn’t do this series alone! Special thanks to Nester for assembling our crew:

31 Days of Grace :: Chatting at the Sky
31 Days to an Inspired Table :: My First Kitchen
31 Days to a Less Messy Nest :: Nesting Place
31 Days of Living Simply :: Remodeling This Life
31 Days of Autumn Bliss :: The Inspired Room
31 Days to More. . .With Less :: Beauty and Bedlam
31 Days to a Better Photo :: My 3 Boybarians
31 Days to Stress Free Entertaining :: Reluctant Entertainer