Q&A: Question on photography.?
Question by May: Question on photography.?
Photography has become a hobby of mine but I still have so much to learn. I just have some few questions that I would like to ask. What are filters used for in photography and does anyone know any GOOD website that gives good photography tips and GOOD reviews for cameras?
Also, do you HAVE to take photography lessons to know how to use your DSLR camera or can you read books on it and play around with the camera and learn how to use it on your own? Thank you very much.
Answer by midnite.scribe
dpreview.com is one of the most extensive review sites, and they have discussion forums on all aspects of photography. For lighting etc., try www.strobist.com.
Flickr is also a good place to garner experience and look at how others do things.
As for filters, if you are using digital, many advise against them. You find discussion on the pros and cons of filters on the sites I have just mentioned.
As for training, some people are natural autodidacts, others need something more structured in training. You can certainly find enough online to discover how to do almost anything if you are keen enough.
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