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One of the most exciting thing about digital photography is how fast the technology is moving. The downside is that it's hard to keep up-to-date. To make this site as useful as possible, it focuses on important concepts and features. These remain relatively constant even as the way they are implemented changes from year to year. After learning the basic concepts discussed here, you can keep up-to-date on specific products using other sources on the Internet. The most useful of these sources are often found on-line at Web sites published by ShortCourses.com, manufacturers, digital photography organizations, and others.
  • PhotoCourse (http://www.photocourse.com) is the home of this site's textbooks for schools and colleges. Click to jump.
  • Google (http://www.google.com) is the best search site on the Internet. You can search by product name, manufacturer, model number or key words. One of the pages in this on-line book explains some Google features you may not be aware of. Click to jump.
  • Google News (http://news.google.com) lets you search and browse 4,500 continuously updated news sources. Click to jump.
  • Google News Alerts (http://www.google.com/newsalerts) let you specify key terms, companies, or even specific products, and when one of those is found in an on-line article, Google News sends you an e-mail with a link to the article in which it appears. Click to jump.
  • Yahoo News! (http://news.yahoo.com) lets you search a number of news sources and also has a link you can click to have news alerts sent to you by e-mail. Click to jump.
  • Dave Etchell's Imaging Resource (http://www.imaging-resource.com) features daily news on digital photography. Click to jump.
  • Steve Sander's Steve's Digicams (http://www.steves-digicams.com) is wellknown for its daily news. Click to jump.
  • C|Net (http://www.cnet.com) has become more like a gateway to products than a news site but there may be some useful information. Even the fawning articles seem to be written by the companies that make the products. Click to jump.
  • Walt Mossberg (http://walt.allthingsd.com/) writes technology columns for the Wall Street Journal. Click to jump.
  • Photo.net (http://www.photo.net) has one of the more interesting groups of forums on the Internet. Click to jump.
  • Businesswire.com (http://www.businesswire.com) distributes news announcements from thousands of companies. Click to jump.
  • PR Newswire (http://www.prnewswire.com) stores press releases that you can search by company or keyword. Click to jump.

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