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A former member
Post #: 89
We started the "how did you learn photography" discussion thread so members can help out new photographers. Everyone learns differently and thus takes a different path. But there are many sites I keep visiting for good information or just for fun.

These websites don't contain a "must know" ( to use your equipment) type of information. They are more genre specific or just interesting stuff concerning photography.

I thought it would be nice to start a continuing learning online photography thread. If you could paste the link with the name of the site and a brief description that would be great :)

A former member
Post #: 90
The Outdoor Photographer Magazine Blog

A interesting read on nature and landscape photography. I believe many of these posts are also featured in the magazine.

Melvin T.
user 20110561
Edmonton, AB
Post #: 16
This is not a resource per se, but just about every area of photography is covered by this list of advanced photography tips.

Laurice B.
user 13320435
Group Organizer
Edmonton, AB
Post #: 65
If your really want to know about f-stop then you can check out the following you tube video­
A former member
Post #: 107
A former member
Post #: 109
Laurice B.
user 13320435
Group Organizer
Edmonton, AB
Post #: 70
The skinny on UV filters


Rick W.
Sherwood Park, AB
Post #: 64
Interesting. I always use a filter on my lenses. I've been doing it since I got my first SLR in 1976. So now I'm sat here looking at my collection of lenses. My older lenses have Hoya UV filters made in the Philippines. My newer (more expensive) lenses have Kenko Pro 1D Protectors. I bought the Kenko's off ebay. I believe they're the same product as the Hoya Pro 1D but they're less than half the price I would pay at Vistek. The Kenkos are a Japanese product.
A former member
Post #: 116
Interesting read Melvin. Thanks smile

Its hard not to take it without a grain of salt considering its from a company that sells gear. This is something of an never ending debate where you seem to be on one side or the other. Optically I don't know if you need it. I do use them on most of my nicer lenses. Its hard to justify always buying a nice UV filter when it costs 1/4 to 1/2 the price of some of my used and cheaper lenses.

Laurice B.
user 13320435
Group Organizer
Edmonton, AB
Post #: 85
Creative Live has a week long session on the "Fundamentals of Digital Photography 2013 with John Greengo"
These workshops are usually rebroadcast starting around 5pm that day. They are free to watch during the day of the show but after that you have to buy the DVD.
This site is great information and covers a multitude of photographer topic.

This session will start on Mon, February 18, 9am – 4pm (again usually rebroadcast starting around 5pm)

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