Reading Usable Help
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Gordon R. Meyer
Step One: RTFM
Digital cameras, especially those at the high-end of the market, can be quite expensive, so PC World's Six Tips for Taking Care of Your Digital Camera seems like a worthwhile article to read. But the first item in the list has nothing to do with maintenance, it's about reading the device's documentation.
But beyond just suggesting that you read the manual, author Dave Johnson goes on to teach the "right way" to approach the task: skip and skim, take notes, follow along, and drink some hot chocolate.