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Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has remained the top-selling book on DSLR photography since the first edition was published. Now in its Fifth Edition, itcovers the latest technologies in the world of DSLR cameras and photography to help you master the techniques that will take your digital photography skills to the next level. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photos, ...
Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has remained the top-selling book on DSLR photography since the first edition was published. Now in its Fifth Edition, itcovers the latest technologies in the world of DSLR cameras and photography to help you master the techniques that will take your digital photography skills to the next level. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photos, this hands-on, friendly guide covers the mechanics of the camera; exposure, lenses, and composition; how to capture action, portrait, and low-light shots; editing and sharing images; tips for improving your digital photography skills; and much more.
Digital SLR cameras offer the mechanisms and flexibility of traditional pro-level cameras with the instant results and output of digital cameras. If you're a proud owner of a DSLR camera and want to take stunning shots that were once only achievable by the pros, this is the guide you need. Written by one of the most recognized authors in digital photography, this accessible resource makes it fast and easy to start capturing professional-quality photos.
If you're interested in capturing more than just a "selfie" and truly want to hone the craft of digital SLR photography, Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies sets you up for success.
Part I: Digital SLRs and You 5
Chapter 1: The Digital SLR Difference 7
Chapter 2: Safari Inside a dSLR 29
Chapter 3: Chapter Tracking the Ideal dSLR 55
Chapter 4: Saving and Archiving Your Photos 73
Chapter 5: Accessorizing Your dSLR 83
Part II: Oh, Shoot 101
Chapter 6: Taking Control of Your dSLR 103
Chapter 7: Mastering the Multi-Lens Reflex 123
Chapter 8: Movies and Special Features of dSLRs 143
Part III: Beyond the Basics 159
Chapter 9: Working with RAW and Other Formats 161
Chapter 10: Action, Flash, and Other Challenges 181
Chapter 11: Composition and dSLRs 201
Part IV: Fine-Tuning Your Output 223
Chapter 12: Fixing Up Your Images 225
Chapter 13: Combining and Reorganizing Your Images 259
Chapter 14: Hard Copies Aren’t Hard 283
Part V: The Part of Tens 293
Chapter 15: Ten Ways to Improve Your dSLR Photography 295
Chapter 16: Ten Things You Never Thought of Doing with Your Digital SLR 309
Chapter 17: Ten Online Resources for Digital SLR Photography 325
Chapter 18: Ten (or More) Confusing Concepts Clarified 339
Posted July 30, 2014
This is not a book for the beginner. If you already use an SLR and are upgrading to a digital, this book may possibly be for you.
The author assumes that the reader has total familiarity with SLR cameras and their settings.
I bought this book thinking it would teach me how to use an SLR, even though I had very little photography experience. Now I'm the Dummy!
Posted June 5, 2012
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