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Mastering Digital Photography 2ND Editionby David Busch
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Get ready to go from digital picture taker to digital photographer! "Mastering Digital Photography, Second Edition" shows you how to take your digital photography to the next level using the simple tools and techniques that separate the amateurs from the pros. Achieve pixel proficiency as you learn what your digital camera's controls mean to your photographs as well as the creative techniques that allow you to capture the ideal image digitally. Discover both the technical side of digital photography - why so many options, features, and formats exist and how to use them to improve your pictures - as well as the professional techniques that anyone can use to take better action photos, portraits, scenic shots, close-ups, and more. "Mastering Digital Photography, Second Edition" gives you everything you need to take professional-quality photographs with your digital camera.
"Mastering Digital Photography, Second Edition" moves beyond the typical digital camera book. It is a book about digital photography: how to take great pictures and make great images that leverage the strengths of computer technology, while taking into account the special needs of digital cameras. Whether you're a snap-shooting tyro, or an experienced photographer moving into the digital realm, you'll find the knowledge you need here. This is the book that will show you how to explore the fascinating world of photography with digital technology.
Stop taking snapshots and start taking photographs! "Mastering Digital Photography" gives you the tips and techniques you need to take professional-quality photographs with your digital camera. Written for photographers, by a photographer, it examines the special capabilities and needs of computer imaging, concentrating on creative techniques that allow you to capture the ideal image digitally. Go in-depth as you examine techniques that apply to specific types of photography-from tips for capturing the perfect action shot to the ideal lens zoom selection for stunning nature photos.
About the Author
With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written dozens of hugely successful guidebooks and compact guides for Canon digital SLR models, and several dozen additional user guides for other camera models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Third Edition and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than 20 years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have been published in Popular Photography, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He's also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and other Ziff-Davis publications. His advice has been featured on National Public Radio's All Tech Considered.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Your Lean, Mean Pixel Machine 1. Digital Photography from 50,000 Feet 2. Inside a Digital Camera 3. Mastering Camera Controls 4. Dealing with Digital Camera File Formats Part 2: Techniques Unlimited 5. Action Photography 6. People Photography 7. Scenic Photography 8. Architectural Photography 9. Travel Photography 10. Macro Photography Appendix A: Illustrated Glossary of Photographic and Digital Terms
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