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19 New Year’s Photo Resolutions

Get Schooled

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Whether you just got your first camera or you’ve been shooting for years, chances are you don’t know everything there is to know about photography.

1. Take a class! – Check out the course listings at your local community center or college. Some camera stores also offer classes at a variety of skill levels.

2. Self-guided study – Don’t want to dole out the cash for a class, or just don’t have the time? Here’s a few places to start your self-guided study:

  • Wrap your mind around the Twelve Essential Photographic Rules from PopPhoto.com
  • Learn to speak your camera’s language and finally decipher all those hieroglyphics at PhotoNotes.
  • Make like Photojojo reader Irene and hit the books. She’s resolved to “really read the how-to books” she bought. Got to be better than trying to read the manual that comes with the camera.

3. Learn by studying the greats – Great photographs not only inspire you to go out and shoot, they can teach you valuable lessons in composition, framing, and exposure.

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