Gone are the days when you needed to carry a notebook to record settings (shutter speed, f-stop, etc) while shooting. Yet another benefit of digital— [Exif data](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EXIF/
Tip of the Day: Learn from your EXIF
Study the Exif data of the photos you like on Flickr to find clues about how the photographers got the shot. Just click on “more properties” when viewing a photo, and the Exif data the photographer has included is displayed.