Digital Photography For Dummies

Digital Photography For Dummies Author Julie Adair King
ISBN-10 9781119235644
Year 2016-05-26
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Your fun guide to digital photography with any device Whether you're shooting with an inexpensive point-and-shoot camera, a smartphone or tablet, a high-priced contraption, or one of those new-fangled action cameras, it's possible to take your digital photos from good to great by applying a few simple tricks—and Digital Photography For Dummies shows you how! Packed with tips, advice, and insight you won't find in your camera's manual, this friendly guide quickly gets you up to speed on proven photography techniques to help your digital pictures say more than a thousand words! No longer a hobby or profession limited to those with access to fancy and expensive equipment, digital photography is all around us. But if you want to take your shoots a bit more seriously and produce images you'd be proud enough to give as gifts or decorate your home, this friendly guide has you covered. From figuring out how to make the most of your camera's settings to applying exposure tricks the pros use all the time, frame-worthy digital photos are a page—and a click—away. Interpret your camera's settings and apply them for better photos Shoot better portraits, action shots, and low-light photos Collect your photos in a place where you won't lose them Grasp simple digital photography techniques that apply to any kind of camera If you've been experimenting with digital photography for a while or just caught the bug, this new edition of Digital Photography For Dummies is the picture-perfect guide you'll turn to again and again.

Digital Photography All in One Desk Reference For Dummies

Digital Photography All in One Desk Reference For Dummies Author David D. Busch
ISBN-10 9780470447864
Year 2011-01-04
Pages 670
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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It’s easy to get started in digital photography and take great photos with Digital Photography All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies! This fourth edition helps you choose the right camera, compose and capture great photos, load them onto your computer, enhance them with Photoshop, and share them online or as prints. Here’s how to compare digital camera features, choose accessories, and explore digital SLRs; get great close-ups, sports and action shots, and portraits; and use image editors including Paint Shop Pro, Corel PhotoPaint, PhotoImpact, and Adobe’s popular Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. You’ll also discover how to: Compose pictures that communicate Make the most of macro photography Get great candid photos Create the right lighting and use cool lighting gadgets Take advantage of six cool improvements in digital SLRs Follow great ideas for getting your photos published Take great shots in a wide range of situations Learn to repair and restore treasured heirloom photos Turn your images into greeting cards, T-shirts, online albums, or prints You’ll quickly find what you need in one of the seven minibooks: Your Digital Studio Using Digital SLRs Taking Great Pictures Basics of Image Editing Editing with Photoshop/Photoshop Elements Restoring Old Photos Printing and Sharing Digital Images Digital Photography All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 4th Edition gets you up to speed on digital cameras and all the tricks, so you can truly enjoy your digital photography experience.

Digital Photography Lighting For Dummies

Digital Photography Lighting For Dummies Author Dirk Fletcher
ISBN-10 0470887427
Year 2010-10-28
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Improve your lighting technique to produce better quality photographs Digital Photography Lighting For Dummies features the tools, concepts, and steps you need to give your subjects a high-quality look and feel. Everyone from advanced beginners to aspiring professional photographers will improve their understanding of lighting basics as well as the parts and functions of their camera. Explains the different kinds of lighting that different situations require and guides you through changing the settings on your camera Shows you how to set up equipment to capture the photograph you want with the proper amount of light and shadow Offers information on the latest lighting equipment and accessories Includes techniques and skills used by film photographers like David Bailey, Ansel Adams, and Annie Leibovitz Reach for Digital Photography Lighting For Dummies and take your knowledge of lighting and photography to the next level!

Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies

Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies Author David D. Busch
ISBN-10 9781118971833
Year 2014-09-15
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The perennial DSLR bestseller—now expanded with more photography tips Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has remained the top-selling book on DSLR photography since the first edition was published. Now in its Fifth Edition, itcovers the latest technologies in the world of DSLR cameras and photography to help you master the techniques that will take your digital photography skills to the next level. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photos, this hands-on, friendly guide covers the mechanics of the camera; exposure, lenses, and composition; how to capture action, portrait, and low-light shots; editing and sharing images; tips for improving your digital photography skills; and much more. Digital SLR cameras offer the mechanisms and flexibility of traditional pro-level cameras with the instant results and output of digital cameras. If you're a proud owner of a DSLR camera and want to take stunning shots that were once only achievable by the pros, this is the guide you need. Written by one of the most recognized authors in digital photography, this accessible resource makes it fast and easy to start capturing professional-quality photos. Full-color format helps bring the information to life Includes coverage of the latest DSLR cameras to hit the market Provides a foundation on exposure settings, file formats, and editing photos Offers expanded content on capturing the portraits, action shots, nature shots, and night shots photographers love to take If you're interested in capturing more than just a "selfie" and truly want to hone the craft of digital SLR photography, Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies sets you up for success.

Digital Photography Composition For Dummies

Digital Photography Composition For Dummies Author Thomas Clark
ISBN-10 9780470887394
Year 2010-10-07
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Turn ordinary photographs into striking works of art Mastering the craft of composing a photograph is all about having a trained eye. Digital Photography Composition For Dummies helps emerging photographers create stunning and compelling photographs by teaching the elements, techniques, and conventions used by skilled and successful photographers. It helps advanced beginner to aspiring professional photographers gain an understanding of the basics of composing a stunning and compelling photograph, as well as the parts, functions, and capabilities of their camera. Determine the point of interest in a photo and how significance is achieved Use the "Rule of Thirds" to create better photographs Manipulate the viewpoint and understand the subject's direction of movement Master depth of field, framing, and diagonals Includes suggested exercises to apply as you become more comfortable with composition techniques Complete with full-color examples and technique comparisons, Digital Photography Composition For Dummies allows you to take the high-quality photos you've always wanted!

High Dynamic Range Digital Photography For Dummies

High Dynamic Range Digital Photography For Dummies Author Robert Correll
ISBN-10 9780470560921
Year 2009-12-30
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Each book covers all the necessary information a beginner needs to know about a particular topic, providing an index for easy reference and using the series' signature set of symbols to clue the reader in to key topics, categorized under such titles as Tip, Remember, Warning!, Technical Stuff and True Story.

Digital Photography For Dummies Mini Edition

Digital Photography For Dummies    Mini Edition Author Julie Adair King
ISBN-10 9781118037744
Year 2010-12-07
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Choose the settings that make your digital photos better Can't wait to see what you and your digital camera can do? Packed with examples of what you can accomplish, this book gives you the inside scoop on camera features, setting up shots, downloading your photos, and a whole lot more! Open the book and find: Basic camera settings and digital photo file formats When to use your camera's flash Tips for composing good pictures How to transfer photos from your camera to your computer How automatic scene modes simplify photo taking

Digital Photography For Dummies Pocket Edition Pocket Edition

Digital Photography For Dummies  Pocket Edition  Pocket Edition Author Mark Justice Hinton
ISBN-10 9781118037980
Year 2010-12-21
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Choose the settings that make your digital photos better Can't wait to see what you and your digital camera can do? Packed with examples of what you can accomplish, this book gives you the inside scoop on camera features, setting up shots, downloading your photos, and a whole lot more! Open the book and find: Basic camera settings and digital photo file formats When to use your camera's flash Tips for composing good pictures How to transfer photos from your camera to your computer How automatic scene modes simplify photo taking

Digital Wedding Photography For Dummies

Digital Wedding Photography For Dummies Author Amber Murphy
ISBN-10 9780470887363
Year 2013-03-13
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Expert advice on becoming a successful wedding photographer Wedding photography can be a great hobby or home-based business. But while it's an exciting and lucrative field, it also has its challenges. Now, you can turn to Digital Wedding Photography For Dummies for friendly, hands-on guidance on selecting the right equipment, building a client list, and developing the skills and techniques needed to create stunning and memorable images. Covers tools and techniques practiced by some of the most successful photographers in the business Advice on camera settings, lighting, and angles How to create a professional experience that will put clients at ease Build a portfolio and connect with clients Start a wedding photography business Whether you're an aspiring wedding photographer who wants to learn about the techniques that make the best wedding photographers successful, or are in the business and want tips and advice to improve your skills, this practical guide has you covered.

Digital Portrait Photography For Dummies

Digital Portrait Photography For Dummies Author Doug Sahlin
ISBN-10 0470590513
Year 2010-01-28
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A full-color guide to the art of digital portrait photography Portrait photography entails taking posed photographs of individuals or set scenery and is the most common photo style among the most novice photography hobbyist to the most advanced photographer. With this easy-to-understand guide, bestselling author and professional photographer Doug Sahlin walks you through the best techniques for getting professional-quality digital portraits. Packed with hundreds of full-color photos and screen shots, this book discusses best practices for taking formal portraits, wedding photos, event photos, casual photos, and more. You'll examine the difference between using the built-in flash and natural lighting and take a look at the benefits of upgrading to a photo lighting kit and pro backdrop. Portrait photography is the most popular style of photography Features helpful information for everyone from beginner hobbyists to advanced photographers Shares insider tips for selecting equipment and choosing from the various tools for portrait photography Walks you through working with a wide range of subjects, including children, pets, and wildlife Discusses lighting and editing images Takes a look at ways to create a portrait that is suitable for framing Make sure your subjects are ready for their close ups with this fun and friendly guide to digital portrait photography.

Digital Photography Just the Steps For Dummies

Digital Photography Just the Steps For Dummies Author Barbara Obermeier
ISBN-10 9780470397473
Year 2009-01-29
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Love taking pictures with your digital camera? Want to improve your skills, but don’t have a lot of time to spend? How about some straight-to-the-point tips that cut to the chase and show you step by step how to accomplish a task? If that sounds like just what you had in mind, Digital Photography Just The Steps For Dummies, 2nd Edition is exactly what you need. This handy, full-color guide breaks down the most important tasks into simple two-page, illustrated instructions. You choose what you want to do, flip to the right page, follow the instructions, and voilà! A new skill is yours! Digital Photography Just The Steps For Dummies, 2nd Edition covers important tasks from choosing a camera to printing your photos or turning them into slideshows or galleries. You’ll be able to: Select and use various lenses Take advantage of your meters Use tripods, screens, and scrims when shooting Work with depth of field Shoot and process Camera Raw images Download and organize your pictures Understand and use color profiles Edit in the “quick fix” mode Restore a vintage photo Create an online photo gallery, greeting cards, calendars, or CD jackets More than 170 digital photography tasks are presented in this easy-to-use, full-color reference. Grab a copy and find out how much more fun you can have with your digital camera!

Digital SLR Photography All in One For Dummies

Digital SLR Photography All in One For Dummies Author Robert Correll
ISBN-10 9781119291411
Year 2016-12-22
Pages 608
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The complete beginner's guide to DSLR photography It doesn't matter if your camera says Canon, Nikon, or Sony on the outside. If a passion for photography is on your inside, this all-encompassing guide will be your new best friend. Packed with instruction on how to take your photos from so-so to stunning, Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies gives you all the easy-to-follow guidance you need to capture stills, portraits, action shots, and moments in time you'll be proud to share. Clocking in at over 600 pages, this no-nonsense guide covers it all! From controlling light, color, focus, and exposure to editing images to improve the final product—and everything in between—it's the only guide to DSLR photography you need. If you've caught the photography bug but aren't sure where to turn to improve your skills, you can bank on building an impressive portfolio with the simple tips and tricks provided inside! Set the right exposure in any situation Know when to use flash and when to turn it off Edit your images into masterpieces Take better photos of people and places Get ready to develop your photographer's eye and start snapping shots like the pros.

Digital Photography for Dummies Pocket Edition

Digital Photography for Dummies   Pocket Edition Author Mark Justice Hinton
ISBN-10 9780470940402
Year 2011-01-20
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Choose the settings that make your digital photos better Can't wait to see what you and your digital camera can do? Packed with examples of what you can accomplish, this book gives you the inside scoop on camera features, setting up shots, downloading your photos, and a whole lot more! Open the book and find: Basic camera settings and digital photo file formats When to use your camera's flash Tips for composing good pictures How to transfer photos from your camera to your computer How automatic scene modes simplify photo taking