Appendix C. Resources

At no other time has there been more information available on the Internet for both the creative and business aspects of photography. However, with the vast amount of knowledge found on the Web, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to begin or even where to look. You'll find contradictory information on every topic, from alchemy to Zen meditation, about "the right way" to do a certain thing. My approach is to look for experts on the topic, and once I find someone who makes sense to me, I take their advice and use it. If it works for me, then that becomes my method of working. Similarly, you should find what works best for you.

While this is not an exhaustive list, I offer a selection of my favorite resources to help you learn more about the Canon Speedlite System, photographic lighting, the business of photography, and photography in general.

Informational Web Sites and Blogs

As a digital photographer, you may seem to spend an inordinate amount of time on your computer these days. Make that time more productive by checking out these Web sites and blogs, as they are updated frequently. Or better yet, create RSS feeds for each of these sites for your feed reader or e-mail client, and have updated content delivered right to your computer on a daily basis.

Canon Digital Learning Center (

The Canon Digital Learning Center and Explorers of Light program group is a broad-ranging initiative for photographic education and inspiration. Today, ...

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