Good photography book for beginners?

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  1. Sam24

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    Hi all,

    I have just recently bought myself my first DSLR and am in search of a good book in order to get the most out of my new camera.


    I was just wondering if any of you guys and girls have any recommendations of a book which i could get in order for me to improve my, currently quite basic and most likely terrible compared to you, skills!

    Thanks alot,
    Sam
     
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    What he said. :thumbsup:
     
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    And me - just started it and it looks useful!
     
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    Reading it at the mo excellent book.
    Funnilly it seems that the PCworld website seems to be the cheapest - at least they are good for something :D
     
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    Thanks for the recommendation, i will certainly look into buying that book asap.

    Are there anymore books i should also look out to buy??

    Thanks, Sam
     
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    IF you have a Canon
    Have a look HERE
    or
    Over here
    Scott Kelbys books are more related to Photoshop/ Elements but are nonetheless a treasure trove when you start using those
    The books "Understanding Exposure" and "Seeing creatively" by Bryan Peterson as recommended above are.. the canines "bits" ( to stay polite)
     
  9. Sam24

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    Ok, thanks. I'm afraid i don't have a cannon DSLR but i shall take a look at them anyway as they may include some helpful techniques which i can use on my camera anyway.

    Sam
     
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    Hey, thanks people for your help, and i have now ordered Understanding Exposure:)

    Sam
     
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    Ordered mine a couple of days ago from Amazon, but don't know if it was the revised edition....off to check now. Whats the difference?
     
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    revised edition is updated and talks about digital photography. i guess the principles are the same though
     

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