Quick Snap Guide to Digital Photography: An Instant Start-Up Manual for New Digital Camera Owners / Edition 1

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Overview

With the increasing availability of affordable digital cameras, serious photographers are literally snapping them up. This non-product-specific book doesn't show exactly how to make settings with a digital camera: it tells readers why they might want to make them. Quick Snap Guide to Digital Photography serves as an ideal introductory guide to get any new digital camera user up and running quickly. Covering just the essentials, it provides easy-to-follow instructions for all of the basics specific to digital photography. New skills are taught on two-page spreads and feature clear and concise directions and many full-color illustrations and images. Appropriate for any brand of digital camera, this book will have news users up and shooting in no time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598633351
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/31/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 7.18 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Sony and Sony Digital models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital Photography, Second Edition, and Digital Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He's also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's All Tech Considered. When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list—simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Exploring Your New Digital Camera Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Digital Camera Chapter 3: Photography: The Basics Chapter 4: Making Light Work for You Chapter 5: Using Your Zoom Lens Chapter 6: Creating a Photo Chapter 7: The Great Photo Themes

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