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Should I get Ansel Adam's book or John P. Schaeffer's Ansel Adams Guide?

Which of these is better for black and white beginner like me? Ansel Adam's Trilogy: The Camera, The Negative, The Print John P. Schaefer: The Ansel Adams Guide: Basic Techniques of Photography (Book ...
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Can you have a photography career without a degree or do you have to have a degree?

I am looking to get into photography as a career and was wondering if you had to have a degree or not?
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Lesson Plans for Digital Photography Courses [closed]

Our photography club is planning to provide instructor-led digital photography courses (e.g. Intro to Digital Photography, Intro to Lightroom, Intro to Photoshop, Intro to Portraiture, Intro to ...
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How can I connect a cheap digital camera to my 1960s spectrometers?

I teach physics at a community college, and for use in our lab course we have a nice set of 1960s spectrometers that each contain a telescope. (For a description of the optics, see my lab manual, lab ...
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In learning how to be a better photographer is there a better/optimal way?

Context I've been watching Youtube videos of people talking about photography and topics related to it, reading articles/reviews as well as how-to pages, viewing other peoples' images, and of course ...
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Websites with RAW conversion contests? [closed]

Many years ago, back in the days when I didn't own a DSLR, I found some website which regularly posted random RAW photos for contestants to convert/develop (or whatever it is called in English). ...
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What is a good place for people who recently decided to get serious in photography to get started learning? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to start learning photography? I recently bought a ILC, and it has prompted me to scour the internet for resources that help me use the camera better, take better pictures....
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What camera should a student buy to transition into professional work?

I'm studying photography to became a professional photographer, and I want to buy a professional camera. Because it's expensive, I want to buy the right one the first time. I want it to last through ...
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I am Looking for a good Photography School / College / Course in London

A friend is interested in formally studying photography, and has asked me about photo schools. Can anyone recommend any in or near London? I wonder if there is more information I should be ...
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What do you learn in a BA in Photography that can't be self taught?

What do students learn in a photography degree that they can't learn by themselves? Most amateur photographers (and many, many pros) are self taught. A bit of reading, experimentation, practice, ...
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Anyone got some good, simple introductory lens guides?

I want to educate myself and am immersing myself in everything photography-related. I'm picking up the concepts fast because I was a physics major in college (and thus have some background in optics) ...
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How do you know if a workshop will be good?

There are thousands of photography workshops offered every year, ranging from small/local gatherings to megaconventions. How does one know if a workshop will be worthwhile? How do you decide which ...