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Old Sep 2, 2010, 4:30 PM   #1
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I am new to DSLR's however am keen to learn, previously about 10yrs ago used manual SLR however most the techniques are the same certainly seems a little different.

I have an olympus E600 (First DSLR) with 14-42mm, 40 - 150mm lens with 2x telecptic lense, wide angle lense and various hoods.

I have never used the hoods so not really sure of there purpose.

I enjoy portrait photgraphy but would like to try macro, animals/wildlife and also a bit of night photography.

I have been asked to photograph some caged birds however have managed to delay this until i have marstered this camera a bit better.

Any help anyone could give on a start point for the above interests would be greatfully recieved and much appriciated.

Hopefully will get some pictures uploaded once I get started =
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Old Sep 3, 2010, 9:10 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums.

A hood helps protect the lens from direct light which can cause flare related issues due to reflections between glass elements. It's a good idea to keep them on your lenses, especially in harsher lighting, so that you're shielding your front lens elements from any stronger light sources (for example, sunlight).
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