A question from someone who signed up here about a day after I purchased my first DSLR ... What have you learned during your time on this Forum ?? There are tons of experts here that provide some extremely valuable advice, and if you pay attention, there's gold in these hills !! So far, I've learned: People are fanatics about HDR ... They either love it, or ... they're just wrong. My horizon is always crooked. I know that "M" means it's OK to Mangle a photograph every once in a while.. it's not the end of the world. No matter how much you love the picture you just posted, you can write a notebook on how it can be improved after reading just the first page of responses... I know that there isn't a single person out there that knows me - so - it's never personal... I've been educated in the fact that only about 10% of people read a full post before asking a question that's been asked and answered 10 times before in the same post... NOBODY searches - even if they said they did... For every person that hijacks your thread, there's 10 more that are willing to provide extremely helpful information ... And most importantly .......... Although I have years and years to go to reach "Average" status, .. I'm not a bad picture taker.. :mrgreen: Thanks to everyone..... Beginners - what have you learned that really impacts your photography experience, and Experts ... what have you learned from some beginners ??