Digital Photography For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 7, 2012 - Photography - 336 pages
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A new edition gets you in the picture for learning digital photography

Whether you have a point-and-shoot or digital SLR camera, this new edition of the full-color bestseller is packed with tips, advice, and insight that you won't find in your camera manual. Digital photography guru Julie Adair King presents you with new and extensively updated information on topics that is written for fledgling photographers in a fun and friendly style. You'll explore tips for finding the gear that best suits your needs, using built-in tools, working with focus and exposure, and shooting like a pro.

However, if you've already got an archives full of photos, then this guide shows you how to upload, edit, manage, and share your images. Advice for prolonging battery life, an honest look at the pros and cons of digital SLR, and a helpful glossary are all aimed at making your experience with digital photography picture perfect!

  • Shows you how to set up your camera for basic shooting and use automatic mode, common scene modes, and all the camera's features
  • Explains how to edit your images and fix common problems like dim lighting or red-eye
  • Highlights ways to print photos at home or through a service and then posting online to social sites or send to a cell phone
  • Helps you manage depth of field, exposure, and white balance

Digital Photography For Dummies, 7th Edition provides you with rich, full-color examples throughout to help your digital pictures say more than a thousand words!

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Gearing Up
7
Extra Goodies for Extra Fun
49
Grabbing a Few Handy Extras
67
Easy Does It Taking the Fast Track
73
Easy Does It Great Photos in Automatic Mode
103
Moving Beyond Full Auto
121
Manipulating Focus and Color
157
From Camera to Computer and Beyond
215
Printing Your Pictures
237
Onscreen Mr Sulu
257
The Part of Tens
283
Top Ten Maintenance and Emergency Care Tips
289
Glossary of Digital Photography Terms
297
Glossary of Digital Photography Terms 297 Index
307
Copyright

Getting the Shot How the Pros Do It
191

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About the author (2012)

Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography since 1997. Julie's current bestsellers include several guides on Nikon and Canon cameras.

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