In this Macphun original video, professional photographer and photo educator Richard Harrington covers the camera basics and helps you learn about the essentials, the buttons and the controls of your camera. Though they can vary from manufacturer — they all are essentially the same, Richard says. The camera’s controls include things like shutter speed, viewfinder, LCD panel, control pad, command dials and more. Join Richard as he moves through the specifics of each and helps viewers to understand the basics of their cameras — making the act of taking a photo for beginners, much easier. View this video to cover the basics and get confident with your photo-taking.