Photopedia

Photopedia : The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource

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Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource Whether you own a low-cost point-and-shoot camera or an expensive digital SLR, great photographs are within your reach-with the help of this book. Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource shows you everything you need to know to take great-looking digital photos, from basic camera operation to advanced Photoshop techniques. Photopedia's easy-to-read text, accompanied by colorful photographic examples, leads you step-by-step from choosing the right digital camera to taking impressive pictures to printing your photos and sharing them via the Web.Photopedia includes detailed instructions for taking all kinds of different photos. Want to take an attractive portrait, or a stunning action shot? Or perhaps you just want to capture shots on your upcoming vacation, or shoot some product photos for eBay? Whatever type of photo you want to take, you'll learn how in this book. Read the text, look at the pictures, and then start shooting! HERE'S SOME OF WHAT'S COVERED INSIDE:* Choosing the right digital camera* Learning your camera's functions and controls* Selecting essential camera accessories* Using different lenses and filters* Mastering essential photographic techniques, such as composition, lighting, color, exposure, and focus* Choosing the best photo editing software* Using Photoshop to edit and enhance your photos* Shooting the perfect photo-from portraits to still life* All aspects of digital photography from equipment, composition, digital darkroom/editing, and output.* Shooting in black and white* Storing, managing, and printing your photos Michael Miller has written more than 75 nonfiction how-to books, including Que's iPodpedia: The Ultimate iPod and iTunes Resource, Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Tricks of the eBay Masters, and Bad Pics Fixed Quick. Learn more at his website: www.molehillgroup.com. Category: Digital PhotographyUser Level: Beginner to Advanced
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  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 180.34 x 233.68 x 33.02mm | 1,133.98g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0789737256
  • 9780789737250

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Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource Whether you own a low-cost point-and-shoot camera or an expensive digital SLR, great photographs are within your reach-with the help of this book. Photopedia: The Ultimate Digital Photography Resource shows you everything you need to know to take great-looking digital photos, from basic camera operation to advanced Photoshop techniques. Photopedia's easy-to-read text, accompanied by colorful photographic examples, leads you step-by-step from choosing the right digital camera to taking impressive pictures to printing your photos and sharing them via the Web. Photopedia includes detailed instructions for taking all kinds of different photos. Want to take an attractive portrait, or a stunning action shot? Or perhaps you just want to capture shots on your upcoming vacation, or shoot some product photos for eBay? Whatever type of photo you want to take, you'll learn how in this book. Read the text, look at the pictures, and then start shooting! HERE'S SOME OF WHAT'S COVERED INSIDE: - Choosing the right digital camera - Learning your camera's functions and controls - Selecting essential camera accessories - Using different lenses and filters - Mastering essential photographic techniques, such as composition, lighting, color, exposure, and focus - Choosing the best photo editing software - Using Photoshop to edit and enhance your photos - Shooting the perfect photo-from portraits to still life - All aspects of digital photography from equipment, composition, digital darkroom/editing, and output. - Shooting in black and white - Storing, managing, and printing your photos Michael Miller has written more than 75 nonfiction how-to books, including Que's iPodpedia: The Ultimate iPod and iTunes Resource, Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Tricks of the eBay Masters, and Bad Pics Fixed Quick. Learn more at his website: www.molehillgroup.com. Category: Digital Photography User Level: Beginner to Advanced
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Table of contents

Part I: Understanding Digital Photography 1 How Digital Photography Works 2 The Digital Darkroom Part II: Digital Camera Essentials 3 Choosing a Digital Camera 4 Operating a Point-and-Shoot Camera 5 Operating a Digital SLR Camera Part III: Digital Camera Accessories6 Choosing Camera Accessories 7 Managing Batteries and Storage 8 Using Different Lenses 9 Using Filters Part IV: Photography Essentials10 Composition 11 Lighting and Flash12 Color 13 Exposure 14 Focus and Depth of Field Part V: Transferring and Managing Photos 15 Storing and Managing Photos on Your PC 16 Scanning Print Photos and Slides Part VI: Digital Photo Editing17 Choosing Photo Editing Software 18 Essential Photo Editing Techniques 19 Touching Up and Editing Your Photos Part VII: Digital Photography Techniques20 Portrait Photography 21 Candid Photography22 Travel and Vacation Photography 23 Landscape and Nature Photography24 Sports and Action Photography25 Still Life Photography 26 Macro Photography 27 Black-and-White Photography 28 Special Shooting Conditions Part VIII: Photo Printing and Sharing 29 Printing Your Photos 30 Sharing Photos Online Glossary Index
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About Michael R. Miller

Michael Miller has written more than 75 nonfiction how-to books over the past 20 years, including Que's iPodpedia: The Ultimate iPod and iTunes Resource, Googlepedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Computer Basics, Absolute Beginner's Guide to eBay, YouTube 4 You, and Bad Pics Fixed Quick. Mr. Miller has established a reputation for clearly explaining complex topics to everyday readers, and for offering useful real-world advice about complicated topics. More information can be found at the author's website, located at www.molehillgroup.com.
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