The Everything Photography Book: Foolproof Techniques for Taking Sensational Pictures (Google eBook)

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Everything Books, Nov 1, 2003 - Photography - 336 pages
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A practical handbook for novice photographers provides step-by-step instruction on the art and technique of photography, explaining how to select the right camera, adjust shutter speed, set up lighting, frame the perfect shot, and more. Original. 25,000 first printing.
  

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Not for digital photographers

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I liked this book...some good info...but would have rather spent this money on a book that references digital photography more. Read full review

Contents

Getting to Know the SLR Camera
13
Disadvantages of PointandShoot Photography 24 Basic Features of Pointand
29
Buying Basics 34 Getting Specific 38 Making Your Purchase 41 Buying
45
FocusingAutomatic and Manual 61 Camera Care and Feeding 62
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In Black and White and Living Color 82 Color Print Film 82 Color
86
Film Speeds 87 Buying Your Film 90 Storing Your Film 92 Loading
92
Learning about Lenses 96 About the Aperture 99 All about Normal
111
Improving Your Images
167
Exposure Problems 172 Sharpen up Your Images 173 Bringing Life
180
Object and StillLife Photography
193
Getting into Action
207
Photographing People
213
Getting Great People Pictures 214 The Smile Factor 214 Striking
228
Know Your Place 230 Why Are We Here? 230 Two Approaches
244
Going Digital
261

Nondirectional Light 120 Measuring Light 122 Working with
131
Learning to Love It 136 How Flash Works 136 Types of Flashes
137
Going Beyond Builtin Flash 138 Synching Up 140 Using Your
149
Taking Good Pictures
151
Learning More about Photography 272 Selling Your Work 274 Going
277
Index
292
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