Real World Digital Photography / Edition 2
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Real World Digital Photography / Edition 2

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by Katrin Eismann, Sean Duggan, Tim Grey, Sean Duggin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321223721

ISBN-13: 9780321223722

Pub. Date: 11/20/2003

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Once you make the move from film to digital photography, you'll find yourself facing a wide variety of new issues. Whether you're a professional photographer, or simply want to produce professional-looking images, you need a source for answers. Real World Digital Photography addresses the wide range of topics surrounding digital photography, including up-to-date…  See more details below

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Once you make the move from film to digital photography, you'll find yourself facing a wide variety of new issues. Whether you're a professional photographer, or simply want to produce professional-looking images, you need a source for answers. Real World Digital Photography addresses the wide range of topics surrounding digital photography, including up-to-date descriptions of the latest camera technology, expert advice for taking better photographs, and tips and techniques for preparing images for output in print and on the Web.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321223722
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
11/20/2003
Series:
Real World Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
712
Product dimensions:
7.53(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.24(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Digital Photography Essentials
Chapter 1Why Digital?3
The Excitement of Digital Photography4
It's Not All Daffodils12
Your Love of Photography14
Chapter 2Nuts and Bolts of Digital Imaging15
Resolution = Information15
Bit Depth22
Color Modes25
File Formats27
Understanding the Concepts32
Chapter 3How a Digital Camera Works33
Lens to Imaging Sensor to Media33
The Lens34
The Viewfinder and LCD46
The Shutter51
The Imaging Sensor53
Storing the Image69
Flash77
The Informed Photographer80
Chapter 4Buying a Digital Camera81
Types of Digital Cameras81
How to Decide93
How to Shop120
Making a Final Decision132
Chapter 5Essential Accessories133
Your Camera Bag133
The Camera Manual135
More Batteries135
More Storage142
The Importance of a Tripod147
More Light156
Lenses164
Essential Filters171
Dealing with Dust179
Odds and Ends181
What's in Your Photo Studio?186
Part 2Digital Photography Techniques
Chapter 6Digital Photography Foundations199
Setting Up Your Digital Camera199
Exposure Modes223
Metadata237
Taking the Image240
How Digital Photography Differs from Film Photography257
Digital Photography Is Photography269
Chapter 7Seeing the Light271
Measuring the Light272
Exposure Compensation290
Evaluating Exposure: Using the Histogram296
White Balance307
Evaluating Image Quality on the LCD Screen314
Part 3The Digital Darkroom
Chapter 8Building a Digital Darkroom325
The Darkroom326
The Computer329
Backup341
Printers342
Essential Accessories349
Software352
Ready for Images360
Chapter 9Download, Edit, and Convert361
Download361
Edit373
Converting RAW Files391
On to Optimization399
Chapter 10Essential Image Enhancement401
Photoshop Preferences402
Color Settings413
Developing an Image-Editing Strategy429
Global Tonal Correction438
Basic Color Correction473
Basic Image Clean-Up493
Digital Darkroom Flexibility512
Chapter 11Digital Darkroom Expert Techniques513
Sharpening513
Improving the Light526
Converting Color to Black and White556
Toning and Tinting Techniques563
Merging Images569
Improving Image Structure584
Working with High-Bit Files589
Creating Better Images591
Part 4Output, Manage, and Present
Chapter 12From Capture to Monitor to Print595
The Importance of Color Management595
Understanding Limitations596
Profiles597
Digital Camera Profiling598
Monitor Profiling600
Printer Profiling605
Preparing to Print610
Printing via Photoshop618
Outside Printing626
The Perfect Print628
Chapter 13The Digital Portfolio629
Presenting Photos Online629
Protecting Photos Online638
Digital Slide Shows645
Print Packages648
The Benefits of Sharing654
Chapter 14Archive, Catalog, and Backup655
Master Images656
Digital Asset Management657
Protecting Your Images670
Backup673
Back to Photography678
Index679

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