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Digital Photography for Seniors in Easy Steps
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Digital Photography for Seniors in Easy Steps

by Nick Vandome
 

ISBN-10: 1840783214

ISBN-13: 9781840783216

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited


Despite intimidating terms like “pixels” and “memory card,” digital cameras are a snap to use. This step-by-step manual guides seniors through this exciting new way to capture and share photos. Readers learn the basics of digital photography, plus how to choose the right camera, edit and manipulate images, share photos on the Web or via

Overview


Despite intimidating terms like “pixels” and “memory card,” digital cameras are a snap to use. This step-by-step manual guides seniors through this exciting new way to capture and share photos. Readers learn the basics of digital photography, plus how to choose the right camera, edit and manipulate images, share photos on the Web or via email, storage and printing options, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840783216
Publisher:
In Easy Steps Limited
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
In Easy Steps
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 8.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Joining the digital club     7
Why this book?     8
Comparing digital and film     10
Digital jargon explained     12
Getting enough pixels     14
Around the camera     16
Expanding your horizons     17
Choosing the camera     19
The right camera size     20
Looking for a large screen     22
Benefits of docking stations     24
Up close with zoom     26
Around the controls     28
Setting up the camera     30
Using the camera's scenes     31
Getting up and running     33
Inserting a memory card     34
Inserting batteries     35
Turning the camera on     36
Keeping the camera steady     37
Taking your first shot     39
Getting the timing right     40
Looking at photos     42
Deleting photos     43
Keeping your camera safe     44
Family and friends     45
Using screen and viewfinder     46
Positioning family groups     47
Including yourself     48
Removing shadows     50
Family occasions     51
Photos of grandchildren     52
Family portraits     54
Eliminating red-eye     56
Better holiday photos     57
Improving holiday snaps     58
Photographing landmarks     62
Standing out from the crowd     64
Wildlife     65
Using sunlight     66
Night photos     68
Transferring photos     69
Using a docking station     70
From camera to computer     72
Using a memory card reader     73
Downloading with Windows     74
Downloading in photo editors     78
Viewing photos     81
Downloading with a Mac     86
Creating a digital shoebox     87
Examining photos     89
Dissecting a digital photo     90
Solving the resolution riddle     92
Making photos smaller     94
Making photos larger     97
Preparing for printing     99
Preparing for the Web     101
Editing photos     103
Picking an editing program     104
Viewing photos     106
Brightening dull photos     108
Making photos crisper     110
Using the best parts     112
Getting artistic     114
Adding messages     116
Airbrushing photos     118
Adding family members     120
Organizing photos     124
Using photos and email     127
Getting the right size     128
Sending photos by email     129
Receiving photos by email     135
Viewing photos from email     136
Saving photos from email     138
Printing photos from email     140
Creating email groups     142
Sharing on the Web     143
How to share photos     144
Getting registered     145
Assessing online services     146
Creating albums     148
Sharing photos     151
Being invited     153
Getting prints     155
Options for printing     156
Printing photos at home     157
In-store printing     164
Printing photos online     165
Printing without a computer     170
Displaying and keeping     171
Preparing family slide shows     172
Saving family slide shows     177
Viewing from a CD or DVD     179
Digital cards     180
Creating photo calendars     182
The value of backing up     185
Burning CDs and DVDs     186
Index     187

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