Digital Photography for Dummies® by Julie Adair King

By Julie Adair King

Your camera can achieve this a lot! And Digital images For Dummies, 6th Edition is helping you shoot, edit, and percentage nice photographs. This full-color consultant is full of stuff that isn't on your digicam guide - pointers on upgrading your apparatus, operating with concentration and publicity, capturing like a professional, organizing and adorning your pictures, and printing them or getting them on-line.

Are you already you are hip-deep in pictures? this is easy methods to deal with them. This consultant is helping you research what you wish for how you are taking photographs, find out how to extend battery lifestyles, the professionals and cons of electronic SLR, and extra. Baffled by means of the lingo? The word list explains all these phrases and acronyms. you are going to additionally discover ways to:

  • Set up your digicam for simple taking pictures and discover ways to use computerized mode, universal scene modes, and all of the camera's beneficial properties
  • Manage intensity of box, publicity, and white stability, and make effortless fixes along with your picture editor
  • Compose your images for higher pictures
  • Easily move your photos to the pc, print them, or distribute them electronically
  • Edit your pictures and fasten universal difficulties like dim photographs and red-eye
  • Send pictures to a mobile phone
  • Organize your images so that you can locate what you will have
  • Decide in case your digital camera wishes updating, what apparatus you wish, and what your electronic darkroom must have

Rich, full-color examples convey what you could in attaining. Digital images For Dummies, 6th Edition will make your digicam much more enjoyable!

Chapter 1 Gearing Up: Does Your gear fit you? (pages 7–33):
Chapter 2 additional candies for added enjoyable (pages 35–57):
Chapter three First Steps, First pictures (pages 59–74):
Chapter four solution, dossier structure, and different electronic info (pages 75–104):
Chapter five Controlling publicity (pages 105–135):
Chapter 6 Manipulating concentration and colour (pages 137–162):
Chapter 7 Getting the Shot: How the professionals Do It (pages 163–184):
Chapter eight construction Your snapshot Warehouse (pages 185–205):
Chapter nine solving Minor picture Flubs (pages 207–231):
Chapter 10 Printing Your images (pages 233–255):
Chapter eleven On?Screen, Mr. Sulu! (pages 257–276):
Chapter 12 Ten how one can enhance Your electronic pictures (pages 277–286):
Chapter thirteen Ten nice on-line assets (pages 287–290):
Chapter 14 most sensible Ten upkeep and Emergency Care counsel (pages 291–300):

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If you choose a backpack-style bag, a design like the Flipside pack shown in Figure 2-7 is a good idea: While you’re wearing the pack, it can’t be opened from the back, so you don’t have to worry about someone reaching inside and snatching your camera while you’re not paying attention. 45 46 Part I: Peering Through the Digital Viewfinder Amy A. Timacheff Figure 2-7: Five transport options from LowePro, shown left to right: Tasca (pink), Slingshot, Fastpack, Apex (lower), and Flipside. ✓ For fashion-conscious photographers, a few manufacturers offer products that look more like stylish handbags than camera cases.

Professional digital photographers accumulate huge collections of images and are always striving for better ways to save and inventory their assets. Your image collection may not be as large as that of a professional photographer’s, but at some point, you, too, need to think about where to keep all those photos you take. You may be at that point now if you shoot highresolution pictures and your computer’s hard drive — the thing that stores all your data files — is already cramped for space. The next several sections discuss the three most common strategies for expanding your digital closet space.

These lenses seem to bring the subject closer to you, increase the subject’s size in the frame, and produce a short depth of field, so that the subject is sharply focused, but distant objects are blurry. They’re great for capturing wildlife and other subjects that don’t permit up-close shooting. • Normal: A focal length in the neighborhood of 35mm to 70mm is considered “normal” — that is, somewhere between a wide-angle and telephoto. This focal length produces the angle of view and depth of field that are appropriate for the kinds of snapshots that most people take.

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