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Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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The perennial DSLR bestseller—now expanded with more photography tips

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, ...

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Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies

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Overview

The perennial DSLR bestseller—now expanded with more photography tips

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.

  • Full-color format helps bring the information to life
  • Includes coverage of the latest DSLR cameras to hit the market
  • Provides a foundation on exposure settings, file formats, and editing photos
  • Offers expanded content on capturing the portraits, action shots, nature shots, and night shots photographers love to take

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118177525
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/29/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 383,049
  • File size: 43 MB
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Meet the Author

David D. Busch was a professional photographer and photojournalist before becoming one of the most recognized authors in the digital photography field. He has written four editions of Digital Photography All-in-One For Dummies.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

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

Index 351

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2014

    This is not a book for the beginner. If you already use an SLR a

    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!


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