Did you learn/pick up photography from books?

1 year 2 weeks ago #612486 by Zach Mosher
Learned from my father and grandfather when I was a kid.  That lead into a ton of practice over the years.   Now I have picked up books along the way, however your question, if I'm understanding this correctly is asking who learned from the start from picking up a book.  

I would say for me, a more accurate description of how books impacted my photography, would be to say they complimented existing learning channels.  


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1 year 2 weeks ago #612682 by ThatNikonGuy
Brian Peterson books I had bought during my first few years.  Understanding Exposure, Understanding Shutter speed and one other one I can't think of.  


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1 year 2 weeks ago #612865 by EOS_Fan
I learned from osmosis and practice!

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1 year 2 weeks ago #613036 by Addicted2Photos
My parents taught me early on, and I learned in a high school class I took.  


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1 year 2 weeks ago #613118 by Justin Cramer
All hands on experience for me as well.  There were a few books along the way, but mostly learning on my own.  


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1 year 2 weeks ago #613215 by Sharna Lee
Both of my parents were photographers, so I kind of grew into it.  


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1 year 1 week ago #613598 by Juan Anthony
Yep, same here.  Nothing better than just getting out there and doing with your camera.  


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1 year 6 days ago #614809 by Zeberk
Well kind of a mix, between my father and books


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1 year 5 days ago #614972 by Ira Weber
I learned from doing.  No books.  Just practice 


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1 year 4 days ago #615116 by Danny Carson
Scott Kelby  books 


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1 year 4 days ago #615246 by effron
The first two people I worked for/with learned basic photography in high school....Those were the days.

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1 year 3 days ago #615345 by Ken Brun
So many different approaches.  Good book suggestions.  :thumbsup:


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1 year 3 days ago #615348 by GaryA
Nope.  My uncle knew how to develop and print film. My cousin and I learn basic photography via trial and error while in grade school.  I advanced my skills and knowledge in college ... but in spite of the classes and books, it was still trial and error.  Lots of trial and even more error.

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