Digital Photos, Movies, and Music Gigabook For Dummies
- Introducing the most complete digital media reference available-more than 900 pages of fun and easy instructions and tips on digital photography, digital video, digital music, and CD and DVD recording
- At under $35, this value-priced book is the only single-volume digital media reference that covers such topics as choosing a digital camera, taking great pictures, and editing digital pictures
- Covers printing and sharing pictures, selecting a camcorder, capturing good film footage, and importing video clips
- Provides coverage of editing videos, buying music online, using playlists, syncing an iPod or MP3 player, and burning CDs and DVDs
- Includes exclusive Dummies Man reusable peel-and-stick reference tabs that readers can use to mark their favorite pages
Book I: Digital Photography.
Part I: Getting Ready for Digital Photography.
Chapter 1: Becoming a Digital Photography Maven.
Chapter 2: Choosing the Right Camera.
Chapter 3: Solving the Computer Side of the Digital Equation.
Chapter 4: Connecting the Camera and Computer.
Chapter 5: Choosing a Printer and Scanner.
Chapter 6: Accessorizing Your Digital Camera.
Part II: Snap To! Shooting Great Pictures.
Chapter 7: Understanding Photo Composition.
Chapter 8: Moving into Close-Up Photography.
Chapter 9: Photographing People.
Chapter 10: Shooting for Publication.
Chapter 11: Sports and Action Photography.
Chapter 12: Travel Photography.
Part III: Editing with Photoshop Elements.
Chapter 13: Comparing Photoshop Elements to Other Image Editors.
Chapter 14: Making Selections.
Chapter 15: Brushing Away Your Digital Images’ Imperfections.
Chapter 16: Restoring Images.
Chapter 17: Correcting Faded, Funny, and Funky Colors.
Chapter 18: Restoring and Enhancing Photos with Filters and Special Effects.
Part IV: Organizing, Printing, and Sharing Your Pictures.
Chapter 19: Storing and Organizing Your Digital Photos.
Chapter 20: Printing Your Final Result.
Chapter 21: Sharing Pictures on the Web.
Book II: Digital Movies.
Part I: Getting Ready for Video.
Chapter 1: Introducing Digital Video.
Chapter 2: Choosing a Camcorder.
Chapter 3: Preparing Your Computer for Video.
Chapter 4: Getting the Right Accessories.
Part II: Action! Shooting Fun Footage.
Chapter 5: Shooting Great Digital Video.
Chapter 6: Importing Video Clips.
Chapter 7: Importing Audio.
Part III: The Cutting Room Floor: Editing Your Video.
Chapter 8: Choosing Your Video-Editing Software.
Chapter 9: Basic Video Editing.
Chapter 10: Adding Transitions and Titles.
Chapter 11: Using Special Effects in iMovie and Adobe Premiere Pro.
Chapter 12: Adding Audio to the Mix.
Part IV: Outputting Your Movies.
Chapter 13: Exporting Digital Video to Tape.
Chapter 14: Putting Your Movies on the Internet.
Part V: Filmography Tips.
Chapter 15: Video Preproduction: Planning, Storyboarding, and Scripting.
Chapter 16: Digital Video Production Tips.
Book III: Digital Music.
Part I: Transforming Your Computer into a Music Machine.
Chapter 1: Digital Music Hath Charms.
Chapter 2: Using Your Computer as a Music Platform.
Chapter 3: Playing MP3 Files on Your Computer and Home Stereo.
Chapter 4: Internet Radio on Your Computer.
Chapter 5: Attending Internet Concerts.
Part II: Getting Music on Your Hard Drive.
Chapter 6: Ripping CDs into MP3s.
Chapter 7: Choosing an Online Music Vendor.
Chapter 8: Buying Music with iTunes.
Part III: Organizing Your Music.
Chapter 9: Downloading and Editing Song Information.
Chapter 10: Organizing Your iTunes Music Library.
Part IV: Using a Portable Music Player.
Chapter 11: Choosing a Portable Music Player.
Chapter 12: Syncing an iPod to Your Mac.
Book IV: CD & DVD Recording.
Part I: Shake Hands with Your Recorder.
Chapter 1: Optical Storage (Or It’s All in the Pits).
Chapter 2: Buying Your Recording Beast.
Chapter 3: DVD Is the Cat’s Meow.
Chapter 4: Poof! You’re a Computer Technician.
Part II: Measure Twice, Cut Once: Preparing for Recording.
Chapter 5: Choosing Recording Software.
Chapter 6: Preparing Your Computer for CD and DVD Recording.
Chapter 7: Making Choices Before Your Recording Session.
Part III: Starting the Recording Process.
Chapter 8: Taking Easy Media Creator for a Spin.
Chapter 9: Toasting Mac Discs.
Chapter 10: Burning Data with Drag-to-Disc.
Part IV: Meeting Your Data Storage Needs.
Chapter 11: Heavy-Duty Recording.
Chapter 12: Burning Large Files to DVD.