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Newest additions:
>> Art and visual perception: a psychology of the creative eye by Rudolf Arnheim:
I am currently reading this book (I have the old version though) and its profound considerations are continuously changing how I perceive art. Definitely an excellent read for anyone interested in composition and art in general.

>> On different types of BW film by our affiliate Photo--Assignment

This journal is for tips and other useful information - about photography in general. Check out the newest addition(s)!
>> Suggest any? :iconmoarplz:

// Books

- Art and visual perception: a psychology of the creative eye by Rudolf Arnheim
- Sell & re-sell your photos by Rohn Engh
- Photojournalism: an ethical approach by Paul Martin Lester
- AP Guide to Photojournalism by Brian Horton (ISBN 0-07-136387-4) - an extremely useful book for anyone interested in photojournalism. Features more than 100 photographs, as well as stories, tips and more advanced lessons.

:pointr: Browse GoogleBooks!

// Inspiration

- WorldPress Archives
- NY Times photoblog
- AFP photographers  
- List of 40 online photography magazines
- On Being Creative 1 2 - series by one of our members: FuriousEnnui !

// Tips & Articles

- On different types of BW film by our affiliate Photo--Assignment
- Develop BW film at home
- Printing: what file size?
- Street photography: how to? - General | Portraits

// Photoshop photography-related tutorials

(i) Basics

- to add a border: go to Image > Canvas size ; check "Relative" ; enter desired border size x2 ; choose canvas color and click OK
- non-destructive post-processing: work with several layers!
- sharpening method: duplicate your layer and apply Filters > Other > High Pass to the new layer. Set its blending properties at Soft Light or Overlay, play with options.
- BW: with Channel Mixer or Black & White - avoid Desaturate!

(ii) Full tutorials

- black and white post-processing
- BW with Channels
- infrared effect:… ,…
- noise reduction
- photoshop Actions
- retouching

:pointr: Also, a very complete tips page at Photo--Assignment : photo--assignment.deviantart.c… . I would also suggest that you look through their news articles:… (e.g.: about DSLRs)

:pointr: Clubs dedicated to tutorials and tips:  :icontutorialsclub:  :icontipsandtricks:

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Markus43Hobbyist General Artist
photo-in-form has started a basics photography thing
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awesome journal!:clap: :D
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Very good, thank you very much! :)