The Advanced Photo System has added new excitement to point-and-shoot photography. This book explains the advantages of this format, such as ease in film loading, convenient index prints and negative storage, "IX" Information Exchange, and multiple print formats, with an easy, visual approach. "Before-and-after" examples quickly instruct the reader in basic picture-taking concepts such as composition, framing, and exposure. This handy guide to shooting common subjects, such as birthday parties, portraits, travel, sports, pets, etc., helps any photographer get great results. 80 pages (over 150 color illustrations), 5 x 7.