Digital Photography for Dummies

Author(s): Julie Adair King


Your digital camera can do so much! And "Digital Photography For Dummies, 6th Edition" helps you shoot, edit, and share great photos. This full-color guide is packed with stuff that's not in your camera manual - tips on upgrading your equipment, working with focus and exposure, shooting like a pro, organizing and enhancing your images, and printing them or getting them online. Are you already you're hip-deep in images? Here's how to manage them. This guide helps you learn what you need for the way you take pictures, how to prolong battery life, the pros and cons of digital SLR, and more.Baffled by the lingo? The glossary explains all those terms and acronyms. You'll also learn to: set up your camera for basic shooting and learn to use automatic mode, common scene modes, and all the camera's features; manage depth of field, exposure, and white balance, and make easy fixes with your photo editor; compose your photos for better pictures; easily transfer your pictures to the computer, print them, or distribute them electronically; edit your images and fix common problems like dim photos and red-eye; send photos to a cell phone; organize your pictures so you can find what you want; decide if your camera needs updating, what equipment you need, and what your digital darkroom should have. Rich, full-color examples show what you can achieve. "Digital Photography For Dummies, 6th Edition" will make your digital camera a lot more fun!


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Julie Adair King is author of all editions of Digital Photography For Dummies as well as guides covering Canon and Nikon cameras. She also teaches at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. Serge Timacheff is the official photographer of the International Fencing Federation and photographs fencing events at the Olympic Games.

Introduction. Part I: Peering Through the Digital Viewfinder. Chapter 1: Gearing Up: Does Your Equipment Fit Your Needs? Chapter 2: Extra Goodies for Extra Fun. Chapter 3: First Steps, First Shots. Part II: Getting the Most from Your Camera. Chapter 4: Resolution, File Format, and Other Digital Details. Chapter 5: Controlling Exposure. Chapter 6: Manipulating Focus and Color. Chapter 7: Getting the Shot: How the Pros Do It. Part III: From Camera to Computer and Beyond. Chapter 8: Building Your Image Warehouse. Chapter 9: Fixing Minor Photo Flubs. Chapter 10: Printing Your Photos. Chapter 11: On-Screen, Mr. Sulu! Part IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 12: Ten Ways to Improve Your Digital Images. Chapter 13: Ten Great Online Resources. Chapter 14: Top Ten Maintenance and Emergency Care Tips. Glossary. Online Resource Guide. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470250747
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • : November 2008
  • : 236mm X 189mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Julie Adair King
  • : Paperback
  • : 6th Revised edition
  • : 775
  • : 352
  • : Photographic equipment & techniques; Applications of computing; Special kinds of photography
  • : col. ill