Sams Teach Yourself Digital Photography in 14 Days

Sams Teach Yourself Digital Photography in 14 Days

by Carla Rose
     
 
Are you interested in learning the basic techniques of digital photography and optimizing it to its fullest potential? Do you want expert advice on how to effectively use it for web sites, brochures, advertising, annual reports, or just general marketing purposes? In just two short weeks, you ll master the art, craft, and technology of digital photography. With

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Are you interested in learning the basic techniques of digital photography and optimizing it to its fullest potential? Do you want expert advice on how to effectively use it for web sites, brochures, advertising, annual reports, or just general marketing purposes? In just two short weeks, you ll master the art, craft, and technology of digital photography. With real-world tutorials and detailed instructions, this task-oriented, how-to guide will take you on an in-depth, step-by-step journey through all the uses of digital photography. You ll learn how to use the camera and manipulate what the camera sees, discover how to use the computer as a photographic tool with Adobe Photoshop, and explore expert tips and tricks for achieing spectacular results. With this easy-to-understand, visually stimulating guide, you ll have all the information you need to get up and running with efficiency. -Get up-to-speed quickly and easily with the most essential aspects of digital photography -Successfully use Photoshop for image manipulation -Learn helpful techniques for getting your pictures from the camera to the computer--with ease -Explore Web applications and practical image manipulations -Discover how to communicate visually with your pictures--from creating a mood to telling a story -Control your environment using backdrops, props, and special tricks for enhancing food and other products -Find out how to place your digital images into other software applications -Effectivley use your pictures on the Web

  • Takes a visually-stimulating look at this explosive field
  • Teaches the essentials of digital photography in the popular Teach Yourself format
  • Explores real-world applications used by industry experts and their tips, tricks, and techniques

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Tutorials and detailed instructions show how to use a digital camera and manipulate what it sees and how to use the computer as a photographic tool with Adobe Photoshop. Week One covers technical and aesthetic considerations of photography, discussing of the role of digital photography and visual communication, while Week Two explains how to save and upload pictures, use various effects and filters, use photos on the Web, and print digital pictures. Includes color illustrations and photos, a glossary, and a buyer's guide to cameras. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568304052
Publisher:
Hayden Books
Publication date:
07/07/1997
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.84(d)

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