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The Ipad for Photographers: Master the Newest Tool in Your Camera Bag
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The iPad Has Earned a Place in Your Camera Bag!
Apple's popular iPad tablet is an incredibly useful tool for photographers on the go. Instead of hauling a laptop on the road or to a photo shoot, you can tuck the lightweight iPad in your camera bag and take advantage of its large screen, third-party apps, and online access to effectively complete and share your work.
Novice to pro shooters will discover everything that the iPad has to offer with simple step-by-step instructions and real-world advice for:
A bonus online chapter with additional coverage for the new iPad
The iPad is a powerful photography tool and this guide will help every photographer take advantages of its full capabilities!
The iPad is great for reviewing photos on-site using something other than a camera's small LCD, editing photos, presenting a photographer's portfolio, and more.
With the The iPad for Photographers, novice, intermediate, and pro shooters can learn to:
-Get photos onto the iPad. Import using the camera connection kit.
-Take photos with the iPad.
-Back up photos. Copying photos from memory cards; using iCloud Photo Stream as online backup; uploading files to Dropbox; and so on.
-Organize your photos.
-Rate photos and assign tags in the field--instead of waiting until you get home!
-Edit photos on the iPad.
-Share photos with others: iCloud Photo Stream, play on an Apple TV, and more.
-Create your portfolio. Use portfolio software to give impressive presentations to prospective clients. Great for wedding photographers meeting people face to face, for example.
-Video. Edit clips in iMovie, create slideshows, rough cuts, and more.
In addition, photographers will learn other clever uses for their iPad, such as triggering the shutter using an iPad; using the screen as a fill flash; storing PDFs of camera manuals, books, etc.; and much more!
About the Author
Jeff Carlson is a columnist for the Seattle Times,, a senior editor of the weekly electronic newsletter TidBITS, and a frequent contributor to publications such as Macworld and Photoshop Elements Techniques magazines. He is also the author of numerous books, including two editions of The iPad Pocket Guide, The iMovie '11 Project Book, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Pocket Guide,and Canon PowerShot G12: From Snapshots to Great Shots. Find more information about Jeff at jeffcarlson.com and necoffee.com, and follow him on Twitter at @jeffcarlson.
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