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The Top 10 Digital Photography Mistakes

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As you plunge head first into digital photography with Window XP, take comfort in the fact that others have gone before you. They made mistakes and learned from them. That doesn't mean you won't make a few unique missteps of your own. But you can avoid common mistakes that tripped up digital photography's early enthusiasts. To help, here are the 10 most common mistakes that you should avoid.
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