Photography 101

Check out my progress at my Flickr page!


Best Exposure Practice Link for Understanding Metering and Effects:

Modes of Operation:

Metering mode cheat sheet: how they work and when to use them

How to Use a Gray Card to Get More Accurate Exposures and Color

How to Read and Use Histograms

How to Use Exposure Compensation to Take Control of Your Exposure


Colour Temperature: Understanding White Balance In Photography | Apogee Photo Magazine

Basic Instructional:,

Advanced Instructional:,,

For Camera Reviews:,

Software: (Photoshop and Lightroom are Adobe Products), (Photo Mechanic for Editing), (Freeware Version of Photoshop)

Reference Books:
Painting with a Lens: The Digital Photographer’s Guide to Designing Artistic Images In-Camera by Rod and Robin Deutschmann

Freeman Patterson’s Photography and the Art of Seeing: A Visual Perception Workshop for Film and Digital Photography

Jim Miotke’s Better Photo Basics (The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Taking Photos Like the Pros)

Books, Magazines and Tutorials by Scott Kelby: The Digital Photography Book, Photoshop User Magazine, Layers Magazine, and Kelby One

Photography Stores: Aden, Cowboy Studios, Downtown Camera, Henrys, Vistek

Electronics Stores: Best Buy, Canada Computers

Equipment Rentals: Vistek, Film Plus, Henry’s Downtown

Photography Galleries: AGO, Bau-Xi, Gallery 44, Corkin Gallery, Pikto, Gallery TPW, Stephen Bulger Gallery



Exercise: At least 1 photo a day (of the same thing, if you want to really challenge yourself)

I’ve chosen the CN Tower:


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