Go from digital photography set up to print out with this easy-to-understand visual resource
Digital photography makes taking pictures easier, but learning the tools to develop and manipulate those pictures can be a bit overwhelming. This full-color guide demystifies the latest digital camera models and their features and inspires you to be more creative with your camera and in your image editing.
Packed with completely new photos, this updated edition offers two-page tutorials and step-by-step instructions for taking better pictures, understanding composition and lighting, avoiding over or under exposure, editing and organizing photos, and making simple changes that can result in beautiful photos. Updated coverage addresses the newest video capabilities and guides you through effectively using common digital imaging software. Plus, straightforward instruction and large font and image sizes make this book an ideal resource for both mature audiences and novice photographers.
- Offers easy-to-understand, practical instruction for setting up your camera—whether it's a compact or digital SLR—and learning its program modes
- Encourages you to experiment with lenses and focal length, download and organize your images, and fine-tune your photos with Photoshop Elements
- Explains good composition and exposure, tools and equipment choices, basic exposure, flash settings, and more
- Features full-color screen shots that demonstrate each task and stunning photos that inspire
This easy-to-understand book provides you with invaluable advice and simplifies the world of digital photography so you can get the best shot possible, simply.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If you need to know about lighting, white balance and how all of those settings on your digital camera can work to help you get a better photo, get this book. This is a step by step guide that makes everything clearer no matter what camera you have. The illustrations in the book are very helpful and the language is not too technical.
A beginner in degital photography is akin to someone looking for the end of a circle. Mr Sheppard has found the end of this circle, and it is well done.
Great book for beginners. Lots of must know information to get started using your digital camera.
Lots of great tips the beginner which i am.