David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Photo Gear / Edition 1

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Overview

Digital SLR cameras are currently the fastest growing segment of digital camera sales. As digital photography hobbyists and professionals become more skilled at using SLR cameras they will be looking for a book that will help them choose the gear and equipment to take their photography to the next level. "David Busch's Photo Gear Pro Secrets" shows avid photographers all the advanced gear they need - from tripods to photo bags to memory cards - and explains how to use each piece of equipment. The book also includes a chapter with do-it-yourself instructions on how to make your own digital SLR camera accessories. Benefits:
• Covers all the essential gear and equipment for digital SLR cameras, the fastest growing segment of the digital photography market.
• Perfect for the intermediate to advanced digital SLR camera user who wants to learn how enhance their photography with the available accessories.
• Clear and concise explanations accompanied by full-color images illustrate how to choose and use each piece of equipment.
• Written by a working photographer and best-selling author who is experienced with single lens reflex cameras.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598634549
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/21/2009
  • Series: David Busch's Digital Photography Guides Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author


With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered." When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list--simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.

Dan Simon is an adjunct professor in the Culture and Communications Department at the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University. He teaches courses on a wide variety of topics including online journalism, fundamentals of journalism, public relations, public speaking, desktop publishing, business and technical communications, and communication theory. He has also taught courses in camera techniques and digital photography for East Stroudsburg University and desktop publishing for Gloucester County College. Dan also has more than 30 years of experience as a writer and photographer. He is currently working on a doctorate in culture and communication at Drexel University. His published works include the Digital Photography Bible Desktop Edition (John Wiley and Sons Publishing), Digital Photography All-in-One, (Wiley), and Digital Photos, Movies, & Music Gigabook for Dummies (Wiley). He is also a regular contributor to the Growing Edge Magazine (hydroponics) and Pennsylvania Magazine (regional, travel).

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Tripods and Other Camera Supports Chapter 2: Toting Your Stuff Chapter 3: Choosing Lenses Chapter 4: Gear for Getting Up Close and Personal Chapter 5: Altering reality with Filters Chapter 6: Keeping Clean Chapter 7: Memory Storage Options Chapter 8: Don't Fear the Shadows Chapter 9: Add-Ons: Exotic and Mundane
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