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Photography as a Hobby: How to Start ImprovingYou've just gotten your first "better" digital camera and want to start photography as a hobby? Or perhaps you just found old manual film camera, and again, you would like to learn to photograph? Or you've been a casual snapper but now you would like to start building your skills as a photographer. Quite often it's difficult to know where to start from. Here's one approach from one photography hobbyist who started recently. This is rather long article since I wanted to cover as many angles as possible.Photography as a Hobby: How to Start Improving by theFouro
Here's how much I have improved during my first year, so you can see if it would be worth of reading this article. Left photo was among my first deviations, something I took January 2007 after getting my first "better" camera, Panasonic FZ50. Back then I started from zero with no experience of photography, save the random snapshots from time to time. The right one is something I took last October (2007) and is my personal favorite. So I have improved my
Photography Tips and TutorialsThese are a selection of tips and tutorials both here and on deviantArt that can be useful for before, during, and after portions of taking a good photo. This was originally created as a gathering of useful information for the members of PhotographersClub, but they though it so helpful that it should be shared even further!Photography Tips and Tutorials by PhotographersClub
Tips & Tutorials on deviantART
First off, did you know you can go here, http://browse.deviantart.com/resources/tutorials/photography/ to search through all of the photography tutorials available here on dA!
CAMERAS, QUALITY, AND JARGON!
Camera Buying Guide - A very helpful guide for deciding which camera is best suited for your needs!
How to buy a digial camera - Another great camera buying guide!