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PHOTOS & CAMERA SKILLS.

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7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
Have been looking for a while now but seems to be nothing locally. I love taking photos but would love to get much better and develop my skills and do a lot more.

I have a fantastic Canon Ixus but only use a fraction of what it is capable of, would love to get to know how and when to use all the functions on it, before moving onto something like an SLR

I went to a local camera club once many years ago but although I am sure most there were genuine, some were clearly there for other reasons and made me feel very uncomfortable.

I use very basic Picasa editing occasionally, Photoshop seems way above my skills. IMO, it is the sort of thing you need to watch someone else do and it will be a lot easier.

I am amased how many people just take pics and then get them printed, even duff ones. Most people who use digital cameras never think of editing them. I love improving pics and giving them to friends.

It just takes me so long and I am sure there is an easier way. I have a loft full of old pics I need to sort and organise (30yrs worth). Where do I start, do I scan then edit them all?

What do others think.
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7y, 11m agoPosted 7 years, 11 months ago
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#1
Try your local college.

Many colleges do evening classes in digital photography or photo retouching.

You may find details in your local library, or in your local newspaper.
#2
Your just like me photo's and the editing are the best thing to do in my spare time although i do love to get a simple shot that signifies the subject and emotion involved and if i can do this without editing then i believe that it is at it's purist. I go to night school classes for photography and it's great fun ( equipment Cannon all the way for me):thumbsup:
#3
Once you edit them stick them on here :thumbsup:
http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/316791/show-us-your-photos-2009
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guilbert53;4384340
Try your local college. Many colleges do evening classes in digital photography or photo retouching. You may find details in your local library, or in your local newspaper.


I live in a big city and yes there are a tiny number of courses on photography but NONE on editing, have been looking for a long time
#5
try ephotozine.com

you can upload photos which will be critiqued by members - loads of useful stuff on the forums and if you have any q's i'm sure dozens of people will help out

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