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Master the art of digital photography
"Jay Dickman and Jay Kinghorn again have brought an insightful book on digital photography based on creating your best digital photographs, regardless of the rapid changes in the digital technology... From cover to cover, this book is filled with priceless information on how to get the great photos, and how to make sure they are your best." —John Knaur, Senior Marketing Manager, Digital SLR, Olympus Imaging America
In this completely updated, full-color work, a Pulitzer Prize-winning National Geographic photographer and an Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert guide you through the entire photographic process, from composition to printing and archiving.
The expert techniques inside this masterful guide help you greatly improve both the quality of your photographs and your proficiency in the digital darkroom. Perfect Digital Photography, Second Edition covers the latest technologies, including digital SLR cameras, Adobe Photoshop CS4, and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, and offers tips for developing an efficient workflow. Stunning color photographs throughout the book show you the results that you too can achieve.
Section I: Creating the Image
Chapter 1. The Power of Photography
Chapter 2. Equipment
Chapter 3. Developing Technical Proficiency with Your Camera
Chapter 4. Understanding Light
Chapter 5. Creative Exposures
Chapter 6. Composition
Chapter 7. Telling the Story
Chapter 8. Photographing People
Chapter 9. Travel and Documentary Photography
Chapter 10. Photographing the Natural World
Section II: The Digital Darkroom
Chapter 11. Welcome to the Digital Darkroom
Chapter 12. Getting Started with Lightroom
Chapter 13. Editing Your Photos
Chapter 14. Correcting Tone and Color
Chapter 15. Image Refinements
Chapter 16. Advanced Image Corrections
Chapter 17. Output
Chapter 18. Printing
Chapter 19. Multimedia Explorations
Posted January 2, 2010
The book was interesting, first half is about the author's accomplishments as a photographer, Second half deals with Lightroom 2, very little about photoshop. I got bored with the first half, learned a couple tricks in the second half. Overall I was disipointed.
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Posted February 9, 2010
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