DescriptionA new edition gets you in the picture for learning digital photography
Whether you have a point-and-shoot or digital SLR camera, this new edition of the full-color bestseller is packed with tips, advice, and insight that you won't find in your camera manual. Digital photography guru Julie Adair King presents you with new and extensively updated information on topics that is written for fledgling photographers in a fun and friendly style. You'll explore tips for finding the gear that best suits your needs, using built-in tools, working with focus and exposure, and shooting like a pro.
However, if you've already got an archives full of photos, then this guide shows you how to upload, edit, manage, and share your images. Advice for prolonging battery life, an honest look at the pros and cons of digital SLR, and a helpful glossary are all aimed at making your experience with digital photography picture perfect!
- Shows you how to set up your camera for basic shooting and use automatic mode, common scene modes, and all the camera's features
- Explains how to edit your images and fix common problems like dim lighting or red-eye
- Highlights ways to print photos at home or through a service and then posting online to social sites or send to a cell phone
- Helps you manage depth of field, exposure, and white balance
Digital Photography For Dummies, 7th Edition provides you with rich, full-color examples throughout to help your digital pictures say more than a thousand words!
Part I: Gearing Up 7
Chapter 1: Choosing Your First (Or Next) Digital Camera 9
Chapter 2: Extra Goodies for Extra Fun 49
Part II: Easy Does It: Taking the Fast Track to Great Pics 73
Chapter 3: Getting Your Camera Ready to Go 75
Chapter 4: Easy Does It: Great Photos in Automatic Mode 103
Part III: Moving Beyond Full Auto 121
Chapter 5: Taking Control of Exposure 123
Chapter 6: Manipulating Focus and Color 157
Chapter 7: Getting the Shot: How the Pros Do It 191
Part IV: From Camera to Computer and Beyond 215
Chapter 8: Viewing and Downloading Your Pictures 217
Chapter 9: Printing Your Pictures 237
Chapter 10: Onscreen, Mr. Sulu! 257
Part V: The Part of Tens 283
Chapter 11: Ten Great Online Resources 285
Chapter 12: Top Ten Maintenance and Emergency Care Tips 289
Appendix: Glossary of Digital Photography Terms 297
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