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This is a basic foto tutorial, which presents the fundamental aspects but avoids getting into more detail than strictly necessary. What I would have liked to have at hand when I started with this.
It reaches a relatively advanced level (with sections about bokeh and microadjustment, and a whole chapter about video) without stopping much in the way, just presenting the concepts and showing a few examples.
It is thought for a beginner to read it twice: first to see all the concepts, then again to grasp them better and relate them with each other (I couldn't find a way to explain the first concepts without naming at least some of the ones that follow, or without having to come back to already-explained concepts later on). Also, throughout the tutorial, there are lots of links that may be interesting once you understand the basic concepts. And of course there's my section on equipment recommendations, with a lot more information that I hope you find useful too.

Table of contents:

LENSES
    Focal length and sensor size
    Zooms and primes
    Perspective
EXPOSURE
    Aperture
    Shutter speed
    ISO sensibility
    Aperture-Speed-ISO
    Exposure, dynamic range and RAW
DEPTH OF FIELD
    Depth of field
    Aperture and sensor size
    Focal length (compression)
    Bokeh
COMPOSITION
SOME TECHNICAL ISSUES
    White balance
    Flash
    Autofocus and microadjustment
    Macro photography
VIDEO
    Frame rate
    Overcranking and slow motion
    Exposure: shutter speed and ND
    Focusing: loupes and followfocus
    Camera movement





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