Learning Photography [Was: Web weirdness]

Chris Jack chris_jack at msn.com
Wed Jun 20 13:09:51 BST 2007

Message: 7>On 20 Jun 2007 10:53:09 +0200, Luis Motta Campos wrote >>On Jun 20, 2007, at 2:09 AM, Matt Sergeant wrote:>> Well, terrible terrible blooming, which happens with the D70  >> because of the electronic shutter when you shoot at > 1/250 into  >> the sun.>>>> Open the aperture to f8 (thus 1/200) and you'll be fine :-) >>   Wow! Impressive talking! Did you undertake a photography course in  >order to learn all this?>   Is there a nice spot on the web where I can read and teach myself  >how to make decent use of a camera? >>   Thanks in advance for any nice pointers on the subject!
Depends where you're based - but Bishopsgate Institute opposite Liverpool St Station runs beginners photography courses that cover the basics like that. Or you could have a look at somewhere like London Metropolitan University if you want something longer.
Aside from that, looking at the back of one of the photography magazines like Amateur Photographer is always a good bet.

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