Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 29, 2011 - Photography - 384 pages
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The perennial digital photography bestseller, now updated to cover the hottest topics

Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has been a bestseller since it first came into the picture, and this new edition gets you up to (shutter) speed on the latest technologies available. Veteran author David Busch walks you through new camera models from the leading manufacturers, WiFi and GPS options, full HD moviemaking, and the latest dSLR features. He also provides you with a solid foundation of knowledge about exposure, composition, and lighting that any new dSLR user needs to know to get great results from the camera.

The straightforward-but-friendly coverage offers tips for choosing a camera and accessories, using different controls, maximizing lighting and exposure, and editing your photos. With this helpful book by your side, you'll learn your way around shutter speed, aperture, and ISO so that you can get a handle on the big picture while you take pictures!

  • Introduces you to all the features common to dSLR cameras, whether it's Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, Olympus, or another digital SLR camera
  • Shares tips on composition, lighting and exposure controls, and file formats
  • Shows you how to get photos from your camera to a computer and then how to manage, edit, and share your pics
  • Offers hints on improving your skills, online resources, and the jargon of the pros

If you're ready to get in the dSLR picture, then this is the book you need.


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The Digital SLR Difference
Safari Inside a dSLR
Chapter Tracking the Ideal dSLR
Saving and Archiving Your Photos
Accessorizing Your dSLR
Oh Shoot
Mastering the MultiLens Reflex
Composition and dSLRs
FineTuning Your Output
Combining and Reorganizing Your Images
Hard Copies Arent Hard
The Part of Tens
Ten Things You Never Thought of Doing with Your Digital SLR
Ten Online Resources for Digital SLR Photography
Ten or More Confusing Concepts Clarified

Movies and Special Features of dSLRs
Beyond the Basics
Action Flash and Other Challenges

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About the author (2011)

David D. Busch was a professional photographer and photojournalist before becoming one of the most recognized authors in the digital photography field. He has written four editions of Digital Photography All-in-One For Dummies.

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