To one of our Columbia Camera Club meetings, John Herell, a very talented and successful local photographer shared the list that appears below with us. He has been successfully judged and he has been a judge himself. So, he knows “the stuff.”
The testimonial first:
Ensor Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., Behaviorist and Health & Safety Business Executive. (Retired)
“I know Manuel since he first showed talent for photography, back in our High School years, (*) and have followed his remarkable careers as Professional Engineer, Company Senior Executive, and eventually Photography Teacher, passing on his knowledge to able students.
There are several things that you can do ahead of time
to help you assimilate the learning that you are seeking.
If you are serious about learning photography, I suggest that you embark on your own "Head Start" program. It is a government program that provides early schooling (pre-kinder) to children so that they can perform better in their later school years.