My personal experience in learning photography has led me to believe that, before you venture into the darkroom, it makes more sense to learn the basics of photography first so you could produce properly exposed negatives. Without properly exposed negatives you’ve got nothing, to work with in the darkroom.
If you learn the basics of photography, it doesn’t matter what type of camera you use. Film or digital, Nikon or Canon, as a photographer who has a good understanding of the basics photography, you’ll be able to create photographs with whatever camera is in your hands.
Of course, you need a camera. You also need…
If cameras took good pictures, wouldn’t they be good pictures all of the time?
Sam D’Amico offers two classes that will help you to learn the basics of photography and how to use your camera in manual exposure mode. When you have an understanding of the basics of photography and you use your camera in manual exposure mode you use your mind, instead of a machine, to create photographs. […]
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Of course I hope that you’ll decide to explore your interest in photography by registering for my classes, however, I realize that there are a lot of choices available.
In order to help you make a more informed decision based on your particular needs, please take a moment to read through the following questions before you register for any workshop.
I hope the questions will assist you in selecting the right person or organization to work with.
Many people who are interested in the Lighting With Portable Flash Workshop, who have yet to invest in a separate flash unit, ask me for advice on purchasing a flash.
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Your computer, and any other hard drive or storage media that you use is going to fail. Yup, it’s going to happen.