I have been reading different websites and picked up some photography books this week.  The best advice given over and over from the professional photographers is:  PRACTICE.  Take a picture every day.  The other piece of advice.  Know your camera manual.  Ha, that is the boring part right?

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I started the free online photography course and it is quite a big deal.  I’m so happy to be a part of it and wanted to share the link with you.  The classes are being taught by the best and this is a great opportunity for people who don’t have the resources or the time to take photography classes.  Creative Live has spent a lot of time developing the technology and getting the best teachers to share their love and knowledge of photography.  I am taking Fundamentals of Digital Photography taught by John Greengo.  It airs every Wednesday from 1-3 P.M. central time.  It is free, no strings attached.  I am not being paid to write any of this either, I want to spread the word.  I am thrilled I stumbled across this amazing resource and a brand new wannabe.

I have been practicing taking pictures at the park on Saturday (along with many more bad ones), with my Nikon D40.  I took them in A (aperture mode).  I spiced them up a bit with Curves in Sepia tones(Picnik.com) and loved it!

 

Photography makes a great hobby The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Photography is a great place to start.

 

 

 

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