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Old Dec 21, 2005, 9:05 PM   #1
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I am new to digital photography and just purchased my 1st DC in June.
Has anyone used this website (http://www.mydigitalworks.com/store/) to
take any of their courses? If so, any recommendations? They are
offering a great discount on them. I am considering this one.

Digital Photography - 3 Course Power Pack

I am usually a hands on visual type person but would like feedback on
this if anyone has taken any.

I've been told the best way is to just take pics & post in the forum for critique but I am so unfamiliar with some of the terminology even tho I look it up. I still plan to post pics just looking into courses.

Thank you! :|
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Old Dec 27, 2005, 7:24 AM   #2
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I don't know anything about this particular course but I suggest that you check out http://www.betterphoto.com. I've got several books written by some of their instructors and they really know their stuff. Browse around the site and you'll see lots of good photographs.
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Old Dec 29, 2005, 12:51 PM   #3
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Also check out http://www.shortcourses.com they have all kinds of stuff online and also offer some of the best books and eBooks for digicam users.
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Old Jan 3, 2006, 10:19 PM   #4
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Can't comment on the specific program but when I first got my camera I found there was lots of free advice from websites and users from sites like this if you take the time and look around.

I would save your money, find out as much as you can online and use the money you would have spent on the course to buy yourself a nice tripod, a telephoto lens, anything that will improve your chances of taking a better picture.

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Old Jan 30, 2006, 8:58 PM   #5
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I stumbled on a great book that I really love at:


There is no technobabble in the book. It is easy to understand, and I was immediately able to take much better digital photos after reading their book.

They really do make it MUCH easier.

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Old Jan 30, 2006, 11:48 PM   #6
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"They really do make it MUCH easier."

"They" bear an amazing resemblance to you and your hubby, also.

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