Originally Posted by 03fatboy
My Canon manual doesn't do a good job describing what the effect of say changing the shutter speed up or down does or the aperture for example. Do you have a cheap reference or book that I might purchase that would really benefit a novice?
With the amount of photography material out there for FREE on the 'net, I wouldn't go buying ANYTHING without first turning to Google.
Start with some simple reading to understand how shutter speed and aperture work with cameras in general:
I wouldn't bother spending any money on books..