Beyond Auto Mode: A Guide to Taking Control of Your Photography

Beyond Auto Mode: A Guide to Taking Control of Your Photography

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by Jennifer Bebb
     
 

Take charge of your image
You can do it

Part art and part science, photography records and preserves the moments of our lives. Sure, you can snap a picture with your smartphone. But if you want to create a truly memorable portrait of a moment, you must master lighting, exposure, and focus. When you control what makes the photo, you — not the

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Take charge of your image
You can do it

Part art and part science, photography records and preserves the moments of our lives. Sure, you can snap a picture with your smartphone. But if you want to create a truly memorable portrait of a moment, you must master lighting, exposure, and focus. When you control what makes the photo, you — not the camera — control the results.

Enter the exhilarating world beyond auto mode, and feel the power of crafting the total image.

  • Master the exposure triangle: ISO, aperture, and shutter speed
  • Experiment with settings to learn what they do
  • Practice with semi-automatic modes
  • See how different types of light affect your image
  • Understand exactly what you can control and what the camera controls
  • Explore settings for portraits, landscapes, and other common shots
  • Learn to create the perfect image in the camera, instead of fixing a mediocre image with Photoshop

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118172872
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/25/2013
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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