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Old 02-07-2008, 03:54 PM
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Default Good book for beginners

I've just finished my second reading of Bryan Peterson's "Understanding Exposure". Thanks to all who have recommended this book in various threads. It is everything you said it would be for a beginner. The more I put his suggestions into practice at the camera the more I get out of it.

Highly recommended for anyone who is just getting started like myself!
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Old 04-21-2009, 03:43 AM
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Scott Kelby's books are great too! You might want to try the Digital Photography Book 1 and 2.
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:16 PM
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The kodak guide to 35mm photography is a good one.
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Old 07-11-2009, 08:13 AM
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Both "Understanding Exposure" and your camera's instruction manuals are excellent books. I would strongly recommend that you sit down, read a page or two, then immediately practice what you just read ON your camera and start to think of how you might utilize that new found feature. I guarantee you that every time thru your owner's guide you'll find something overlooked before.
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Well Neal since you and Russ recommend it I went out and bought it! As to what the DR said I agree that was one of the main themes my Photography professor always tried to drum into our heads Know your camera. I have many a post that repeats that same montra.
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Old 07-14-2009, 02:59 AM
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As I have been reading this book Im going over my last two to three photo outings. Man do I need to pay more attention. You get so dependant on technology that it sucks the the knowledge right out of you.
Neal your Avitar states I KNOW NOTHING. but it should say YOU KNOW MORE THAN YOU LET ON. Thanks for recomending the book I need this.
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