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Old Oct 8, 2009, 8:49 AM   #1
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I am about to take the plunge to the dslr world. I want to get a good book to read and have as a reference.

Can you recommend a book or 2.
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Old Oct 8, 2009, 8:59 AM   #2
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I am about to take the plunge to the dslr world. I want to get a good book to read and have as a reference.

Can you recommend a book or 2.
"The Digital Photography Book" - Vols 1 & 2 by Scott Kelby will get you up and running in no time

"Understanding Exposure" by Bryan Peterson is a MUST.
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+1 on the Understanding Exposure.

Any good photography book will do, does not need to have "Digital" in the name,
Film and Digital the process of making images remains the same, just the capture method and post processing change
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Old Oct 8, 2009, 2:48 PM   #4
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I agree with gjtoth, "Understanding Exposure" is great. Also, check your local book store for a book on your particular camera, they are usually more informative that the manual that comes with it.
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"The Digital Photography Book" - Vols 1 & 2 by Scott Kelby will get you up and running in no time
i agree very good books, i have vol 1 & vol 2 and ive just bought vol 3
vol 1 was the best though, its got some really good tips, all in lay mans terms
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Check out the National Geographic Photography Field Guide series. Great books.
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