Digital Photography For Dummies

Digital Photography For Dummies

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Isn't that digital camera so cool? There must be a hundred things it will do that you haven't really figured out yet, right? For that matter, just getting the hang of all the features you DO know about may be keeping you busy. With your digital camera, you can: see immediately whether you got the shot you wanted; take dozens of photos to be sure you get what you want, and just delete the ones you don't like; edit and enhance your pictures on your computer; and, e mail images to friends, post them on the Web, make prints, or create photo gifts. The more you know about your digital camera and about digital photography, the more you'll enjoy taking pictures and the better your pictures will be. Of course, the best way to see examples of good photographic techniques is in full color, and "Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition" gives you exactly that plenty of beautiful, colorful photos that show you what you can accomplish and start the ideas popping. With a digital camera, a computer, and some photo editing software, you can explore unlimited creative opportunities. You don't have to be a computer whiz or a professional photographer, either. "Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition" helps you get the hang of: choosing the right camera, software, and accessories for what you want to do; editing your images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0; using your camera's settings, composing great pictures, managing exposure and lighting, and working with automatic modes; getting your images out of the camera and onto your computer, organizing them, and sharing them online or in print; and, doing cool things with your pictures, like sharpening focus, covering flaws, adding people from other photos, and jazzing up your images with special effects. Written by Julie Adair King, a photographer who has penned several other books on the subject, colorful "Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition" can help you take better digital photos, do more with them, and have a lot more fun with your camera. You'll get the picture!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 186 x 232 x 22mm | 920.81g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Mixed media
  • 0764598023
  • 9780764598029
  • 755,296

About Julie Adair King

Julie Adair King is the author of many books about digital photography and imaging. Her most recent titles include Shoot Like a Pro!: Digital Photography Techniques, Julie King's Everyday Photoshop for Photographers, and Julie King's Everyday Photoshop Elements. Other works include Photo Retouching & Restoration For Dummies, Adobe PhotoDeluxe For Dummies, Adobe PhotoDeluxe 4.0 For Dummies, and Microsoft PhotoDraw 2000 For Dummies. A graduate of Purdue University, King resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.show more

Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Peering through the Digital Viewfinder.Chapter 1: Filmless Fun, Facts, and Fiction.Chapter 2: Mr. Science Explains It All.Chapter 3: In Search of the Perfect Camera.Chapter 4: Extra Goodies for Extra Fun.Part II: Ready, Set, Shoot!Chapter 5: Choosing the Right Camera Settings.Chapter 6: Controlling Exposure and Focus.Chapter 7: Take Your Best Shot.Part III: From Camera to Computer and Beyond.Chapter 8: Building Your Image Warehouse.Chapter 9: Can I Get a Hard Copy, Please?Chapter 10: On-Screen, Mr. Sulu!Part IV: Tricks of the Digital Trade.Chapter 11: Making Your Image Look Presentable.Chapter 12: Cut, Paste, and Cover Up.Chapter 13: Amazing Stuff Even You Can Do.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Improve Your Digital Images.Chapter 15: Ten Great Uses for Digital Images.Chapter 16: Ten Great Online Resources for Digital Photographers.Glossary.Index.show more

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