The Complete Guide to Digital Photography

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Lark Books, 2006 - Photography - 224 pages
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It's the bestselling, most complete guide to digital available, with more than 300 color photographs--now thoroughly updated to offer the latest information.

Completely revised to cover all the rapid progress made in digital technology, this unparalleled guide looks at all the latest technical features gracing new cameras, and teaches the timeless skills that will always make better photos, no matter what the equipment. It contains a full round-up of everything amateur or professional photographers need in order to start taking digital photos: comprehensive coverage of hardware and software; a discussion of essential techniques; and easy-to-follow projects. There's information on the most cutting-edge cameras with their large resolutions, on the great lenses made especially for digital, and on the updated programs--all with higher memory and storage capacities--for processing digital photo files. And all that knowledge is still conveyed in the same straightforward, stylish manner that has earned this book so many plaudits in the past.

"Faultless, elegant, and well designed"--Digital Camera magazine

"If the digital realm has been difficult for you--this will help."--PhotoSource International


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The prolific author of many first-rate amateur guides to photography, Freeman addresses nearly the full spectrum of digital photography in this excellent book. Writing in a conversational style, he ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Michael Freeman is a renowned international photographer and writer who specializes in travel, architecture, and Asian art. He is particularly well known for his expertise in special effects. He has been principal photographer for the Smithsonian Magazine for many years, and he has worked for Time-Life Books and Reader's Digest. Michael is the author of more than 20 photographic books.

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