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Its been a long time, id say 2 yrs since i busted out my Nikon to take some good pictures. So i would like to think of this as my re-birth back into photo taking. I even purchased some new software for my pics and three more lithium batteries. Since its been awhile i thought id ask some of you if you have any good pointers. I do remember to take pictures through glass either have a special lens or shoot at a 45 degree angle so you do not get a glare from the flash.

My setup:
Nikon D 60
200mm lens
35-55mm lens
30gbs worth of SD cards
tripod
3 batteries
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Just get out there and shoot. I try to take my camera everywhere I can just to get more comfortable using it in different situations.

I'm not sure how much of the basics you know, but Understanding Exposure is a great book to read. Lots of useful information.

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Just get out there and shoot. I try to take my camera everywhere I can just to get more comfortable using it in different situations.

I'm not sure how much of the basics you know, but Understanding Exposure is a great book to read. Lots of useful information.
Amazon.com: Understanding Exposure, 3rd Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera (9780817439392): Bryan Peterson: Books
its been forever, i remember very little about aperture and exposure and i know i will need to go back and look into it. I was wanting to take good raw pics and later on when i get back edit them with photoshop.
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Yeah, I'd get that book then for sure. Should help you brush up on the terminology and its uses.
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