Experience isn't required for membership, but we do ask that your main reason for joining be an interest in cameras and photo-editing. What editor (if any) are you using? If Photoshop, which version? Beginner, intermediate, advanced or expert?
Photoshop CS6-intermediate, Lightroom 5-Beginner
If experienced with your program(s), how did you LEARN the program along the way? Books? Videos? In a formal school curriculum? On the job? Please be as specific as possible
Books: Adobe Photoshop CS3-Classroom in a book, Photoshop Restoration & Retouching, The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers, Photoshop CS6 Missing Manual
What are the areas where you'd especially like to increase your skills?
Photo repair, compositing