Welcome to the Club, " CR Club" , dear new friend Adam.
Yes, Photography is a great Part of Graphic Design too, as the great tool to help , and to create your graphic work. Yes, My son " Bobby" is Graphic Design/ Mutimedia Artist too, He graduate with Master Degree in Graphic Design school at NCSU. and he is a good photographer too.
Yes, If you have time, Please go to so many Old Posts that You can learn the Photography Knowledge/ Thicks Fro Our Friends = Teachers, Professional Photographers, and Just The Photographers who have a tons of Experience in Photography, Who can help you= If you have a question or want to do/ Create BETTER JOBS/ Photos/ ARTS WORK.
Surapon Sujjavanich, AIA.