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#PhotographyProblems Vol.1

Published June 30th, 2013

So the other day I went to the Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky to take photos of all the pretty little fishies and the 3 SharkRays and the jellyfish and all the other really cool critters they have. But when I started taking photos I was disappointed to find that the pictures I was taking looked absolutely atrocious. Now, I am by no means claiming to be a great photographer, and I will probably get better when I start my Photography degree at the Columbus College of Art & Design in the fall, but these photos were horrible even for a two-year-old. I'm talking blurry, strange exposure, odd coloring, and did I mention blurry?

I use a Nikon D5100 and the lens I started shooting with was the 18-55mm lens (the one that comes standard with every Nikon). After playing around with settings and experimenting for the better part of an hour, I settled on something that sort-of worked, but didn't get me the kind of quality shots I was looking for. I then determined that the lens wasn't allow ...

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