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Old Nov 24, 2004, 12:46 PM   #1
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I'm getting a Canon Digital Rebel (I got a good deal at work), so I basically end up paying a couple of hundred $'s. Anyway, since I'm pretty new to this I've been looking at some books to get me started. I know I can find a lot of information at web sites like this one, but I'm one of those guys that appreciate the hand holding of a good book.

But a lot of books seem to be based around the entire "digital photography" experience: some pages about taking pictures, but a lot of pages about:

- picking a camera (which i already have done)
- digital editing in Photoshop (which I've been using for 6 years)
- basic computer stuff (organizing your photos)

What I need is a book about photography, but one that is written with digital camera users in mind. A book that gives good advice when it comes to actually taking pictures: aperture, etc.

A friend recommended John Hedgecoe's book "The New Manual of Photography", anyone know anything about that book?

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Old Nov 25, 2004, 4:58 PM   #2
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Have a look at this site.... should be something there to fit your needs.I have his book on the Nikon Coolpix 995 and it has a lot of good info on general digital photography as well as camera specific instruction.


He has a book for your camera too.



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Old Nov 25, 2004, 6:11 PM   #3
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Hi, No your looking for book but if your getting Rebel this site worth a look,


Also very good book for the Rebel, Canon EOS Digital Rebel (Magic Lantern)
Rob Sheppard .

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Old Nov 29, 2004, 9:57 PM   #4
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Thank you so much! Ironically, I was looking all over the internet for something like this today!
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