How To Get Into Photography and The Best Photography Books

I have been asked how I got started in Photography and if there are any books I could recommend. Thanks for asking and of course, I would love to help and share how I got started. So here goes...


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How To Get Into Photography and

The Best Photography Books


Today there are a number of ways to get into photography from online learning to picking up a book and being self-taught. Everyone is different, with a variety of skills, interests and experience. At the end of the day, photography is an art form and what one person likes another may not. Just go for it!


The Early Beginnings


Some of you may know I've had a camera since I was very young, It was one of the old Kodak cameras with a square flashbulb. I loved it and got a fright every time it blew out. It was given to me just before departing on my first school trip to Edinburgh Zoo. I was hooked from that moment on.