Digital Slr Handbook

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Sales of digital SLR cameras are up an astonishing 400 percent in the last two years. That's a lot of cameras. But not a lot of people know how to get the most out of a digital SLR. Digital SLR Handbook takes readers through all the steps needed to get great photographs from these powerful devices, from choosing equipment, to understanding memory and modes, from composition to photographic themes to special applications like underwater or night photography. After the picture is taken, this comprehensive book ...
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Overview

Sales of digital SLR cameras are up an astonishing 400 percent in the last two years. That's a lot of cameras. But not a lot of people know how to get the most out of a digital SLR. Digital SLR Handbook takes readers through all the steps needed to get great photographs from these powerful devices, from choosing equipment, to understanding memory and modes, from composition to photographic themes to special applications like underwater or night photography. After the picture is taken, this comprehensive book takes readers straight to the darkroom for downloading, storing, and backup, plus tips on using Photoshop, printing, and more. Perfect for professionals as well as beginners and beautifully illustrated with hundreds of stunning images, Digital SLR Handbook is a practical yet inspiring guide to getting great pictures from any digital SLR.
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Freeman, an experienced professional photographer and the author of several photo books, has provided an outstanding manual for the digital single-lens reflex camera. For decades, the 35mm SLR film camera has been the cornerstone of serious photographers' equipment, but it has quickly been eclipsed by the digital version. Freeman, in fact, makes a convincing case for the digital SLR's superiority over the film version, especially in low light. This is a technically comprehensive yet user-friendly book, with richly illustrated chapters on shooting landscapes, nature, people, architecture, and still lifes. Unlike David D. Busch's Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Freeman's work delves into post-production processes, such as the Photoshop patch, clone, and brush tools. Highly recommended.
—Daniel Lombardo

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007436286
  • Publisher: Collins
  • Publication date: 8/28/2011

Meet the Author

John Freeman
John Freeman, a professional photographer and writer, is the author of Practical Photography, Lighting for Interiors, and Photography: The Complete Guide to Taking Photographs. He lives in London, England.
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