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Digital Photography For Dummies [Paperback]

Julie Adair King
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23 Mar 2012 For Dummies
A 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!

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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 7th Edition edition (23 Mar 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781118092033
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118092033
  • ASIN: 1118092031
  • Product Dimensions: 23.2 x 18.8 x 1.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 8,516 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Get going with your digital camera and start taking great photos right away! Whether you′re considering your first digital camera, planning to graduate from point–and–shoot to dSLR, or wondering about your camera′s features, you need this bestselling guide! It tells you things you won′t find in the camera manual, like time–honored photographic techniques, tips for certain types of photography, printing options, and much more. What you need — learn what the different camera features do and determine what works for the way you take pictures Ready, aim, shoot — set up your camera and learn how to get the best shots in any mode Take control — explore your camera′s setting options and apply them to get better photos Learn from the pros — experiment with recommended settings and techniques for portraits, close–ups, action shots, and landscapes Bring them to life — review photos using your camera′s playback features, then download and share them Open the book and find: Advice on choosing the camera that best suits your needs Set–up options that produce better photos Accessories your digital studio should have How to get better action shots When to shift your dSLR out of auto mode for better results All about using (and not using) flash How to diagnose and fix focus problems Ten essential camera care tips Learn to: Take better pictures with your point–and–shoot camera or dSLR Set your camera to improve color, focus, and lighting Upload, edit, and share your great photos IN FULL COLOR!

About the Author

Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography since 1997. Julie′s current bestsellers include several guides on Nikon and Canon cameras.

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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Photography 4 May 2012
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A must have for people new to dslr photography.Well explained and plenty information which is not too technical,will
help you master your camera in no time.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just the book for me 15 Aug 2013
By barbi
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this is just what I want to learn about my new Bridge camera a concise book going into detail about getting the best out of my new camera
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5.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a gift which waswell received. 26 Oct 2013
By Dale A. Haines VINE VOICE
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This book was purchased for my wife since fighting her way through the semi-Jinglish hand book which came with her Canon was getting no where on some of the more advanced functions.
This book apparently cleared up several sticking points and she has said that she is a lot hapier with some of her camera's functions now.
I at least no longer have to appear like an idiot when I didn't understand how to set the thing up either :-)
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Great and informative book giving good easy to understand information about digital photography. It goes into great detail explaining the ins and outs of the subject.
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4.0 out of 5 stars New to Digital Photography 17 Oct 2013
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Good for a beginner as it covers the field quite well. Written in an American style which can be irritating, however is better than some of the other authors.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful and informative 19 Oct 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
While I don't consider myself a dummy I learned a lot from this book. It will appeal to beginners and mid level photographers alike. It's well written and informative. It will even make you laugh sometimes. I recommend it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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Takes the mystery out of the principles of photography for digital cameras.
Gives examples of utilizing the inbuilt automatic settings then also
experiments with changing some things like shutter speed, exposure
time etc. Suitable for more advanced consumer cameras which also
have a dial on top to change these settings. Discusses differences
, advantages and disadvantages of compact, compact system camera
and the Digital SLR from Canon and Nikon. Provides links to other sources.
An easy, understandable read but with plenty of detail.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy read 30 July 2013
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Either reading right through on just picking what you want. Clearly explained how to used a digital camera and how to get the best out of it.
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I understand my camera a lot more now! As with all the 'for Dummies' its eeay to follow, easy to understand.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Guide
This was a gift for a family member who was interested in photography. He was absolutely delighted with it and loved the fact that it is so user friendly.
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