Digital Photography Bible

Digital Photography Bible

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Targets a unique audience of professionals and serious amateurs. 16-page color insert demonstrates techniques used to solve problems best understood by seeing the before and after versions of an image. CD-ROM contains hundreds of sample photographs, a trial version of Photoshop 7.0 and the 3-D editing program Conama.
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  • Mixed media product | 912 pages
  • 188 x 233.7 x 53.3mm | 1,428.83g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • illustrations, (some colour )
  • 0764549510
  • 9780764549519

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Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. PART I: THE ROLE OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY. Chapter 1: Using Digital Versus Traditional Photography. Chapter 2: Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera. Chapter 3: Think Before You Shoot. PART II: THE SHOOT AND THE EQUIPMENT. Chapter 4: On Location. Chapter 5: In the Studio. Chapter 6: Useful Photo Accessories. Chapter 7: Outfitting Your Computer. PART III: BEFORE THE EDIT AND IMAGE. Chapter 8: Converting Analog to Digital. Chapter 9: Cataloging and Managing Images. Chapter 10: Choosing the Image-Editing Program. PART IV: IMAGE-EDITING SOFTWARE. Chapter 11: Essential Image Editing. Chapter 12: Special Effects Solutions. Chapter 13: Advanced Imaging Editing. Chapter 14: Photopainting. PART V: THE VERSATILITY OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY. Chapter 15: Prepping Image for the Web. Chapter 16: Miscellaneous Digital Magic. PART VI: PRODUCING THE BEST OUTPUT. Chapter 17: Choosing and Using a Desktop Printer. Chapter 18: Making and Using Device Profiles for Predictable Output. Chapter 19: Specialty Output Options. PART VII: APPENDIXES. Appendix A: Performing Equivalent Tasks with Various Image Editors. Appendix B: What's On the CD-ROM. Index. BONUS CHAPTERS. Chapter 1: Information on the Web. Chapter2 : Hardware and Software Resources.
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"...contains an impressive amount of photography information..." (PC How To Digital Photography, May 2004) " for anyone starting out in digital photography..." (Computer Arts, August 2003)
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About Ken Milburn

Ken Milburn started taking pictures the year he entered high school and was working professionally as a wedding photographer by the time he graduated. He has been involved with photography both as a hobby and professionally ever since and has worked in advertising, travel, and fashion photography. Ken has been working with computers since 1981 and has written hundreds of articles, columns, and reviews for such publications as Publish, DV Magazine, Computer Graphics World, PC World, Macworld, and Windows Magazine. He has also published ten other computer book, including the first edition of Digital Photography Bible, Master VISUALLY Photoshop 6.0, CliffsNotes Taking and Sharing Digital Photographs, and Photoshop 5.5 Professional Results. Ken also maintains a practice as a commercial photo-illustrator and has become internationally known for his photo-painting, which has been featured twice in Digital Graphics Magazine, in the all-time best-selling poster for the 1988 Sausalito Arts Festival, and in the 1999 American President Lines Calendar. Ron Rockwell began his career as a technical illustrator in the days when eraser crumbs and ink-stained fingers were a sign of the trade. With a degree in commercial art, he became an art director at a Silicon Valley print shop. After that, he launched a long freelance career peppered with a year here and there as art director for both large and small advertising agencies in California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Hawaii. During that time, he continued servicing freelance clients he had acquired in the early seventies. Besides being a graphic designer and technical illustrator, Ron is a successful professional photographer with a fully equipped studio consisting of traditional medium format equipment and state-of-the-art digital equipment. You can see some of his work at www In 2001, Ron wrote FreeHand 10 f/x & Design, and he is hard at work on a book for the next version of Macromedia FreeHand. Ron is an active member of FreeHand Web forums and a member of Team Macromedia. Mark L. Chambers has been an author, computer consultant, BBS sysop, programmer, and hardware technician for over 15 years. His previous books include Building A PC For Dummies, Scanners For Dummies, CD & DVD Recording For Dummies, Microsoft Office v. X For Mac Power Users Guide, and others. Mark is currently a full time author and tech editor. He recently served as an HP Web Clinic instructor in the use of CD-RW drives.
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