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Education and Inspiration


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Education


Camera Techniques

Camera Techniques & Tips

Beginner: 

YouTube Videos for Beginners

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Exposure Triangle Photography Guide – Dave Morrow: https://www.davemorrowphotography.com/exposure-triangle 

ISO Photography Guide – Dave Morrow: https://www.davemorrowphotography.com/iso-photography 

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Printing


Post-Processing

ON1 PHOTO RAW – Editor

ON1 describes their photo editor with these words:

The Only All-in-One Photo Editor for Today’s Photographer

The ON1 Photo RAW 2021 is the hassle-free professional photo organizer, raw processor, layered editor, and effects app. It’s perfect for those seeking an ultra-convenient all-in-one photo editing solution to produce high quality results at a tremendous value.

Here are links to their six mini courses that take you from importing photos to your computer to exporting a finished photo from the editor. These six videos add up to just under 49 minutes. You can reach the other courses from any one of these links.

Learning Sites and Schools

Cambridge in Colour – A Learning Community for Photographers

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 Cambridge in Colour is an online learning environment where photographers can come to improve their skills. This is a great photography resource on the web for beginners and advanced photographers alike.  This site has a large number of visual and interactive digital photography tutorials that can help you fill in gaps in your knowledge of digital photography. Articles range from things as basic as “Understanding Depth of Field” to subjects as advanced as “Understanding Diffraction: Pixel Size, Aperture and Airy Disks“.  If you’ve never visited this resource, it’s definitely worth a look. 

Dave Morrow Photography – Landscape & Night Sky Photography Tutorials


Books

Magazines

The following magazines are available at Barnes & Noble

Outdoor Photographer

Periodical, published monthly

Outdoor Photographer magazine describes itself this way:

Outdoor Photographer’s blend of big, beautiful portfolios, in-depth how-to features, buyer’s guides and product reviews combine to make it the premier magazine about nature photography. Our expert staff of editors and columnists is committed to giving you the tools, techniques and inspiration to capture your favorite subjects in a whole new light. Whatever your interest, Outdoor Photographer will inspire and inform you.

Digital Camera World

Periodical, published monthly

Digital Camera World is the definitive guide to digital SLR photography and will show you how to improve any digital photo. It’s packed with practical photography advice and Photoshop tutorials to help you become a better digital photographer.

With buying advice to help you choose the DSLR, compact system camera, lens, tripod, printer or camera bag that’s right for you, it covers all DSLRs including Canon EOS/Rebel and Nikon systems. The perfect title for both amateur and pro photographers.

N-Photo

Periodical, published monthly.

N-Photo magazine describes itself as follows:

N-Photo is the independent magazine for Nikon photographers.

Every month we bring you 132-pages of step-by-step advice on how to get the best results from your Nikon digital SLR. Our camera skills section will show you how to shoot great pictures and how to edit them to make them even better!

You’ll be inspired by the beautiful images shot by top photographers and fellow readers. And you’ll learn the basics through our Nikopedia reference pages – picking up tips from the pros with our exclusive interviews and masterclasses.

Outdoor Photography

Periodical, published monthly

Outdoor Photography is for the serious amateur and semi-professional photographer who is passionate about the countryside and its wildlife. It is the UK’s only photography magazine dedicated exclusively to the coverage of landscape, wildlife and the environment.

Black + White Photography

Periodical, published monthly

Black + White Photography is the champion of the B&W image. The magazine features stunning contemporary images from some of the finest names in black & white.


Websites

Videos


Inspiration

Famous Quotes:

  • “The soul always starts a thought with an image” – Aristotle 
  • “People only see what they are prepared to see” – Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  • “Every artist was first an amateur.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  • “You don’t take a photograph, you make it.” –  Ansel Adams 
  • “There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.”  –  Ansel Adams 
  • “A good photograph is knowing where to stand.” –  Ansel Adams 
  • “Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” –  Ansel Adams 
  • “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel Adams 
  • “Genius is the ability to edit” – Charlie Chaplin 
  • “Sometimes it’s way faster to go a bit slower” – Jim Krause 
  • “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary” – Vince Lombard 
  • “The more one looks, the more one sees. And the more one sees, the better one knows where to look” – Teilhard De Chardin 
  • “To be prepared is half the victory” – Miguel De Cervantes 
  • “An amateur practices until he can do a thing right, a professional until he can’t do it wrong.”  – Unknown 
  • “Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” – Jonathan Swift 

  • “The negative is the equivalent of the composer’s score, and the print is the performance”. – Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams – National Archives 79-AA-G11