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fogey 03-28-2009 12:50 PM

I looked at a <i>Shutterbug</i> magazine yesterday, and it had some interesting ideas and hints. <BR> <BR>Which photo magazines do you like to get ideas from? Which would be the most helpful for someone just starting out?

wakedad33 03-28-2009 1:14 PM

I'm starting to shoot some wild life stuff and Outdoor Photographer has some pretty good ideas.

dakid 03-28-2009 6:54 PM

rangefinder - it's free.

scott_a 03-28-2009 10:23 PM

What are you looking for in a mag? Something with hints/tips on how to shoot better, or just something with kick ass photography?

fogey 03-29-2009 10:34 AM

But Joe, I don't have rangefinder camera - J/K. I found the Rangefinder site, and I'll check it out. <BR> <BR>Randy, thanks for the tip. The site looked interesting. I'll watch it awhile to see if I want a subscription. <BR> <BR>Scott, I'm mostly looking for tips on how to shoot better, such as composition ideas plus techniques like aperture &amp; shutter speed used in photographs, lighting, PP, HDR, Out-of-Bounds, etc. <BR> <BR>Outstanding photographs certainly can help through inspiration and demonstrating possibilities, but I'd also like tips.

deltawake 03-29-2009 11:54 AM

I like the Photo Plus Canon edition. It's a UK magazine, and they gear it to the amateur photographer. The always have Photoshop tips as well as a wide range of photography tips. It is a bit pricey, but each edition comes with an instructional CD.

fogey 03-29-2009 6:40 PM

I can see why you like Photo Plus. It has a lot that I'm looking for. Unfortunately, a subscription to a UK mag is pretty expensive. It's hard for me to justify the cost, especially since I have Nikon gear and maybe 1/4 to 1/3 the material is useless for me.

skull 03-29-2009 7:49 PM

I buy them all but I really like Outdoor Photographer the best. I usually spend more time drooling over new gear in the magazines than learning much though.


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