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How to Do Everything Digital Photography (How to Do Everything)

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Publisher Comments:

An easy-to-follow, full-color guide to capturing and editing professional-quality digital photos

About the Book

How to Do Everything: Digital Photography is designed to appeal to anyone with a new digital camera and/or looking to build digital photography skills. Rather than being camera brand or model specific, the book focuses on the fun of taking excellent pictures with any digital camerafrom a low-resolution cell phone or smartphone camera to a stand-alone point-and-shoot camera to a higher-end digital SLR camera.

Digital photography tips and techniques are accompanied by full-color photos that showcase before and after examples. Without relying on highly technical details, the author provides an overview of image editing-programs as well as best practices for cataloging and sharing images online and in print. Key features of the latest digital cameras are also covered.

How to Do Everything: Digital Photography

  • Includes full-color photos throughout that showcase the techniques presented in the book
  • Written by an established, successful photographer and travel writer with 10+ years of experience taking stunning pictures around the world
  • Explains how to take great photos in different lighting environments
  • Shows how to edit and enhance photos with simple fixes using free photo editing sites and software
  • Describes must-have digital camera features and recommends accessories worth buying

Step-by-step coverage:

Digital Camera Basics; Buy Your New Digital Camera; Digital Camera Accessories and How Theyre Used; Basic Photo Techniques For Shooting Like A Pro; Indoor and Nighttime PhotosLighting and Flash Techniques; Shoot Eye-Catching Outdoor Photos; Portraits and Candid Pictures of People and Pets; Vacation Photography and Preserving Memories; Capture Events, Weddings, and Parties; Photograph Sports and Action-Oriented Events; Shoot Digital Video and Publishing It Online; Transfer Digital Images To Your Computer; Digitally Fix, Edit and Improve Your Images; Photo Software Plug-In, Hardware and Accessories; Show Off and Present Your Images; Catalog, Organize, Back-Up and Archive Your Images

Book News Annotation:

Written for the reader new to digital photography, this book begins with basic information about digital cameras, describes differences between digital cameras, and offers guidance on purchasing a camera and accessories. It covers basic photography techniques as well as techniques for editing, sharing, publishing, printing, and storing digital photos. It also briefly discusses digital video. Links to relevant websites, bullet lists, pullout tips, and lots of full-color illustrations help clarify concepts and how-to. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Take Great Digital Photos Every Time

Filled with high-color photographs, How to Do Everything: Digital Photography shows you how to capture professional-quality photos using any digital camera--from a smartphone or point-and-shoot camera to an advanced digital SLR camera. Learn how to take better pictures right away using a variety of techniques for photo composition, lighting, and creativity. You'll also get tips on photo editing, printing, and archiving, as well as avoiding common mistakes that result in poor-quality images. Improve your photographic skills in no time with help from this comprehensive, hands-on guide.

Learn digital camera basics and select the best camera, equipment, and accessories for your needs Master the fundamentals of photo composition Use professional lighting and flash techniques Shoot eye-catching outdoor photos in any weather condition Take portraits and candid shots of people and pets Capture stunning vacation photographs Take professional-quality photos of sporting and action-oriented events Shoot digital video and publish it online Transfer digital images to your computer Digitally fix, edit, and improve your images Use photo editing software, as well as plug-ins, add-ons, and accessories Print high-quality photos or publish your work on the Web Catalog, organize, back up, and archive your images

About the Author

Jason R. Rich (www.jasonrich.com) is the bestselling author of more than 40 books. With 20+ years of journalism experience, he has a weekly column in the New York Daily News and is a frequent contributor (including his photos) to numerous major daily newspapers, national magazines, and popular websites. Rich is an accomplished professional photographer whose photographs have been featured in his books, including Entrepreneur Magazine Business Travelers Guides (Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, Washington DC, Las Vegas and New York City).

Table of Contents

Part I: Get To Know Your Digital Camera

Chapter 1: Digital Camera Basics: What You Need To Know To Get Started

Chapter 2: Buy Your New Digital Camera

Chapter 3: Digital Camera Accessories and How Theyre Used

Part II: Tips and Strategies For Taking Professional Quality Photos In Any Situation

Chapter 4: Basic Photo Techniques For Shooting Like A Pro

Chapter 5: Indoor and Nighttime Photos: Lighting and Flash Techniques

Chapter 6: Shoot Eye-Catching Outdoor Photos

Chapter 7: Portraits and Candid Pictures of People and Pets

Chapter 8: Vacation Photography and Preserving Memories

Chapter 9: Photograph Sports and Action-Oriented Events

Chapter 10: Shoot Digital Video and Publishing It Online

Part III: Edit and Digitally Enhance Your Photos

Chapter 11: Transfer Digital Images To Your Computer

Chapter 12: Digitally Fix, Edit and Improve Your Images

Chapter 13: Photo Editing Software Plug-Ins, Add-Ons and Accessories

Part IV: Showcase, Share, Present and Store Your Photos

Chapter 14: Show Off and Present Your Images

Chapter 15: Catalog, Organize, Back-Up and Archive Your Images

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071754712
Author:
Rich, Jason R.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
How to do Everything Digital Photography, Jason R. Rich, Jason Rich, Rich, amateurs, photo tips and techniques, digital SLR cameras, camera phone,Digital Camera Basics,
Subject:
consumer guide, Accessories, Taking Professional Quality Photos, Photo Techniques, Indoor Photos, Nighttime Photos, Lighting, Flash Techniques, outdoor photos, Portraits, Candid Pictures, Vacation Photography, Preserving Memories
Subject:
Events, Weddings, Parties, Sports, Action shots, Digital Video, online sharing, photo editing, digital enhancement, transferring images, fixing images, editing images, enhancing images, improving images, photo software plug-in, hardware, presenting images
Subject:
0321617657, King, Canon EOS 500D Digital Rebel for Dummies,
Subject:
0470533897, Sheppard, Digital Photography Simplified, 047038025x, Pogue, Digital Photography Missing Manual, 0596154038
Subject:
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Subject:
Digital Media - Photography
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
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Subject:
PHOTOGRAPHY / General
Copyright:
Series:
How to Do Everything
Publication Date:
February 2011
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.125 x 7.375 in

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"Synopsis" by , Take Great Digital Photos Every Time

Filled with high-color photographs, How to Do Everything: Digital Photography shows you how to capture professional-quality photos using any digital camera--from a smartphone or point-and-shoot camera to an advanced digital SLR camera. Learn how to take better pictures right away using a variety of techniques for photo composition, lighting, and creativity. You'll also get tips on photo editing, printing, and archiving, as well as avoiding common mistakes that result in poor-quality images. Improve your photographic skills in no time with help from this comprehensive, hands-on guide.

Learn digital camera basics and select the best camera, equipment, and accessories for your needs Master the fundamentals of photo composition Use professional lighting and flash techniques Shoot eye-catching outdoor photos in any weather condition Take portraits and candid shots of people and pets Capture stunning vacation photographs Take professional-quality photos of sporting and action-oriented events Shoot digital video and publish it online Transfer digital images to your computer Digitally fix, edit, and improve your images Use photo editing software, as well as plug-ins, add-ons, and accessories Print high-quality photos or publish your work on the Web Catalog, organize, back up, and archive your images

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