Teach Yourself Photography

Overview

Unleash the professional photographer in you!

Teach Yourself Photography is your complete guide to all the practical know-how, technical information, and creative insight that will turn you into a confident photographer. Covering the very latest in equipment, with essential and straightforward guides to all the techniques—from exposure to use of flash—it will also teach you how to use digital manipulation, software, and all the other technology that will make your pictures ...

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Overview

Unleash the professional photographer in you!

Teach Yourself Photography is your complete guide to all the practical know-how, technical information, and creative insight that will turn you into a confident photographer. Covering the very latest in equipment, with essential and straightforward guides to all the techniques—from exposure to use of flash—it will also teach you how to use digital manipulation, software, and all the other technology that will make your pictures strong and memorable. It explains how to do everything from choosing the camera that's right for you to composing your shots. Teach Yourself Photography also features more than 200 inspirational and insightful images on an accompanying CD, along with helpful screengrabs showing you how to get the desired result on screen and paper alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071602600
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/20/2008
  • Series: Teach Yourself: Games/Hobbies/Sports Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,426,554
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Lee Frost was born in Yorkshire in 1966 and picked up a camera for the first time at the age of 15. A self-taught photographer, he is now regarded as one of Britain’s best known photographic authors. Lee also writes for various photographic magazines including Outdoor Photography and Black & White Photography; shoots stock images for picture libraries that sell throughout the world; and through his company Photo Adventures leads workshops where he passes on his knowledge and experience to small groups of photographic enthusiasts.

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Table of Contents

Ch 1. choosing a camera
Ch 2. Lenses
Ch 3. Film
Ch 4. Digital photography
Ch 5. Filters
Ch 6. Flash
Ch 7. Useful accessories
Ch 8. Apertures and Shutter speeds
Ch 9. Exposure
Ch 10. Understanding light
Ch 11. Composing a picture
Ch 12. Digital printing
Ch 13. Portraiture
Ch 14. children and babies
Ch 15. Holidays and Travel
Ch 16. The landscape
Ch 17. Sport and Action
Ch 18. Taking Pictures at Night
Ch 19. Animals and Pets
Ch 20. Close-ups
Ch 21. Buildings
Ch 22. Still Life
Ch 23. special effects
Ch 24. presenting your pictures

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