Where can I learn more about photography?
First you need to understand the "exposure" which consists of 1) aperture (or lens opening) and 2) shutter speed.
Then you put it to use and learn for your specific application.
How did you start with Photography?
After 21 days from Toronto to east coast Canada, in July 1997 --
1997-07-29_East Coast Canada
I was dissapointed in the results of the 5 rolls I took. Since then a lot of time and $ went into my hobby which is beyond hobby.
See also Why
How can I take better outdoors pictures?
Spend time preparing the layout (composition), and dont take pictures around noon time. Learn about light quality -- the film does not see the image the way your eyes do. Shadows will turn out darker than they appear.
How can I make my outdoors photos more colorful?
Avoid the harsh daylight from 10am to 3pm, and ideally in the last/first hour of daylight.
Clouds near the sun enhance the light, and clouds within the picture enhance the "composition".
Post processing photos on the computer brings out the color as well.
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How can I take better people pictures?
Prepare your pictures, develop an idea of what will work. But, don't let your subjects pose. Timing is everything. Try capturing motion. Experiment.
Look at other people's work, and see why it works. The composition is no accident.
Your subjects need to co-operate, but you need to relax them. Then the framing and angle and lens choices are up to you. Noon time is bad... against the sun is bad (sometimes)... simple background is good... capturing expression good... engaging the subject in activities is good...