Digital SLR Photography with Photoshop CS2 All-in-One For Dummies

Digital SLR Photography with Photoshop CS2 All-in-One For Dummies : 5 Books in 1

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Eight full-color minibooks filling more than 500 pages deliver everything serious photographers need to know about shooting great digital images and editing them with Photoshop. Minibooks cover digital cameras and lenses; using a digital SLR; essential equipment and accessories; lighting digital photographs; the digital negative; controlling exposure, color, and contrast with Photoshop; preserving pixels with unlimited undos; and special effects. Written by a master digital photographer and illustrated in full color with hundreds of his photos and screen shots, it covers the latest digital single lens reflex (SLR) camera models - 2.5 million of which were sold in 2003 - as well as the latest Photoshop release.
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  • Paperback | 449 pages
  • 180.3 x 256.5 x 40.6mm | 1,315.43g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0764595776
  • 9780764595776
  • 1,052,521

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5 books in 1 -- your key to terrific digital photosYour one-stop, full-color guide to Photoshop CS2 and your digital SLRYou've just bought a brand-new digital single lens reflex camera and Photoshop CS2. Congratulations! Now the question is, "How do I make great photos?" You're in luck! The first two minibooks cover everything you want to know about using your new camera to capture images. The last three explore the wonders of digital photography using Photoshop CS2.Discover how toSet your camera for the right exposureSelect the right lens for the jobChoose the better format--JPEG or RAWTweak exposure and white balance images in PhotoshopUse layer masks in retouching and special color effects
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Table of contents

Introduction.

Book I: The Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera.

Chapter 1: Taking a Shot at the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera.

Chapter 2: Revealing Exposure Controls.

Chapter 3: Understanding Exposure's Overs, Unders, and Right-Ons.

Chapter 4: Working with Lenses, the Camera's Eye.

Book II: The Digital Photograph.

Chapter 1: Storing Your Images from the Camera and Beyond.

Chapter 2: Supporting Your Local DSLR.

Chapter 3: Making Better Photographs.

Book III: The Digital Negative.

Chapter 1: Choosing the Best Format: JPEG or RAW.

Chapter 2: Archiving Your Digital Negatives.

Chapter 3: Presenting Proofs to Friends, Family, and the World.

Chapter 4: Introducing Adobe Camera Raw 3.

Book IV: Working with Photographs in Photoshop CS2.

Chapter 1: Building Bridges: Working with Adobe Bridge.

Chapter 2: Controlling Colors and Balancing White.

Chapter 3: Refining Exposure.

Chapter 4: Commanding Colors and Using Layer Masks.

Book V: Preserving Pixels.

Chapter 1: Understanding Nondestructive Editing.

Chapter 2: Creating Stunning Black and White.

Chapter 3: Retouching Photographs of People.

Chapter 4: Getting What You See Onscreen to Come Out in Print.

Book VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Resources.

Appendix B: Kevin's Essential Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts.

Bonus Chapter 1: Beating the Shoebox Syndrome via Cataloging.

Bonus Chapter 2: Presenting Electronic Proofs.

Index.
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About Kevin Ames

Kevin Ames has been earning money with his camera since high school. He's a commercial digital photographer, Photoshop World Dream Team Instructor, magazine columnist, and the author of Photoshop CS: The Art of Photographing Women.
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