I have been reading different websites and picking up some photography books this week. The best advice given over and over by 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?
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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