Stanford University puts its entire photography course online. You can follow all of the expert lessons for free. This is a working site. If you are looking for the lecture notes, you will have to click onto: Course Schedule, not the click here link. :-)
These days, you can use your mobile phone to take basic snapshots. So why buy a digital camera? In this article, we’ll highlight some of the useful high-tech features and shooting modes offered by contemporary digital cameras, and help you decide which options will make a big difference when you need more flexibility and higher image quality than a mobile device can provide.