Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies

Author(s): David D. Busch


This is the ideal guide for beginning DSLR camera users, with full-color examples of what you can achieve. Make the most of your Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, or Olympus digital SLR camera! This guide explains the different lenses, the many settings and how to use them, the results you can get from using different controls, how to use lighting and exposure, and much more. If you haven't purchased your camera yet, you'll also find tips on choosing a camera and accessories. And you'll find out how to make your pictures even better with Photoshop. This title is updated for all the newest camera models. It introduces you to all the features common to DSLR cameras. It is illustrated with more than 300 full-color photos and screen shots. The title shares tips on composition, lighting and exposure controls, and file formats; explains Adobe Photoshop and how to create fine prints from your photos; and offers advice on improving your photos and where to find help. If you're new to digital SLR photography, here's just what you need to have fun and success with your camera!


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David D. Busch is an experienced photographer as well as a bestselling author who shares his knowledge of digital cameras and photography. David is also the author of the bestselling book Digital Photography All-in-One For Dummies

Introduction. Part I: Digital SLRs and You. Chapter 1: The Digital SLR Difference. Chapter 2: Safari Inside a dSLR. Chapter 3: Tracking the Ideal dSLR. Chapter 4: Accessorizing Your dSLR. Part II: Oh, Shoot! Chapter 5: Taking Control of Your dSLR. Chapter 6: Mastering the Multi-Lens Reflex. Chapter 7: Special Features of dSLRs. Part III: Beyond the Basics. Chapter 8: Working with RAW and Other Formats. Chapter 9: Action, Flash, and Other Challenges. Chapter 10: Composition and dSLRs. Part IV: Fine-Tuning Your Output. Chapter 11: Fixing Up Your Images. Chapter 12: Combining and Reorganizing Your Images. Chapter 13: Hard Copies Aren't Hard. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Improve Your dSLR Photography. Chapter 15: Ten Things You Never Thought of Doing with Your Digital SLR. Chapter 16: Ten Online Resources for Digital SLR Photography. Chapter 17: Ten (or More) Confusing Concepts Clarified. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470466063
  • : John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • : John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • : September 2009
  • : 233mm X 187mm X 19mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David D. Busch
  • : Paperback
  • : 3rd Revised edition
  • : 775
  • : 352
  • : col. ill