Stereo photographs, called Kromograms, show the earthquake-damaged San Francisco of 1906. They are thought to be the first color photographs from one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history. Frederick Eugene Ives/Smithsonian's National Museum of American History hide caption

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Say cheese: Picking up photography again in the digital age can be a bit intimidating. But remembering the basics will serve anyone well in the long run. drbimages/iStockphoto hide caption

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