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Discussion in 'Photography Beginners' Forum' started by nutrients, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. nutrients

    nutrients TPF Noob!

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    I've been working with black and white film for the past few years and have loved it, and have reached a level of relative technical mastery (as much as one can in a few years). But I now want to start learning how to do digital photography, and I know absolutely nothing about it. So it would be much appreciated if someone who knows their stuff could give me just a few pointers to send me in the right direction.

    What kind of equiptment/software will I need? Any camera recommendations for a beginner, but one who hopes to quickly get serious about my work?

    Like I said, I know nothing, so anything is appreciated, even a link to a page that can teach me the basics.

    Thanks!
     
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    ksmattfish Now 100% DC - not as cool as I once was, but still

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    With respect to which camera might be good for you, I'd suggest avoiding entry level models and getting something like a 40D or 50D (sorry, I only really know Canon but I'm sure the same thing would apply to other brands).

    What kind of lenses do you have? If you can swing a full frame sensor and you do get serious, I doubt you'd regret it.
     
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