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Resources for learning Digital Camera Specs and what they mean


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#1 Joseph Robinson

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 01:56 PM

Hello Everyone,

I have been self-learning everything I can about cameras this Summer but have found it somewhat difficult to get a grasp on the many different factors that make up a digital camera. Essentially, every time I learn something, something new seems to pop up the next week. I feel as though if I were to find an extensive guide, or even various resources telling me what I need to know about digital cameras, I would be able to learn more efficiently.

For example, I recently touched up my knowledge on the different types of image sensors and shutters, and the differences between them all.

The resources I have been using in the past few days have been RED's RED101 Articles and Quantel's Digital Factbook

 

Thank You,

Joseph Robinson


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#2 Joseph Robinson

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 06:14 PM

I discovered another good resource in case anybody else is interested in learning these concepts. CambridgeInColor's Tutorials


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#3 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 08 August 2014 - 07:24 PM

I just started reading David Stump's "Digital Cinematography" textbook and it seems pretty thorough.


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#4 Joseph Robinson

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Posted 09 August 2014 - 01:18 AM

Thanks David, I previewed it on Amazon and it looks like a great resource for all that I am trying to learn; a lot of the concepts I am curious about seem to be addressed in the book. I'm going to order myself a copy when I am able to.


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