I've been interested in Photography for a while now, but only started taking it seriously in the last 6 months. So I've put together a little something for those wanting to know more about photography and its practice.
Don't set your expectations too high, even if you are a professional. You cannot expect to get fantastic results if you are new to photography.
Invest in a good camera. If you can purchase a camera that can be changed to Manual Mode. This gives you freedom over the Shutter Speed, Depth of Field and ISO. Automatic Settings are handy for snap shots but if you want to take a professional approach take time to learn how the Manual settings function. You will get better results from your photos and be able to achieve the correct lighting and focus that you hope for.
Learn how to use editing software. This can be a photographer's best friend. You won't realise how useful it is until you also learn all the functions of the editing software (such as Adobe Ph