The "Digital Photographer's handbook" is a comprehensive beginner's guide, assuming no prior knowledge. It brings together the best of classical photography techniques and the unrivalled potential of digital technology. The author has been a photography magazine journalist for 15 years and has extensive knowledge and an easy, jargon-free writing style. Going Digital - the basics, including choosing a camera and equipment, setting up, taking shots and camera care Using your Digital Camera - tips for taking great photographs, with inspirational ideas for every genre: portraits, holidays, weddings, children, flora & fauna, abstracts, etc. The Digital Darkroom - improving, adapting and rescuing images on a computer: basic, advanced and professional techniques. Output - getting the best end result, on-line or in print, and creating a portfolio.
Doug is an writer, author and skilled and talented photographer with vast experience in all forms of photography, but particularly specialising in portraits, weddings and architectural photography.
He brings with him a wealth of experience in all areas of the photographic industry having spent almost 24 years as a journalist, author, photographer, and digital camera and technology specialist.
Doug is the author of the UK's No1, bestselling, now in its third edition and , a pocket guide to better camera phone photography. He was also the technical advisor to John Freeman on the Digital SLR Handbook.
Doug has also written extensively for many digital photography websites and magazines including www.Pocket-Lint.com, What Digital Camera, Amateur Photographer, Total Digital Photography, Canon Professional Network, Digital Photographer, and www.fourthirds-user.com; Professional Photographer, Photography Monthly and Digital Camera Buyer. More recently, Doug has written for The Times Online and the Press Association.
Doug has also written and presented a digital photography DVD show called, appropriately enough, Doug Harman's Guide to Digital Photography and teaches photography and photography technique.
Doug's passion for photography means that no matter what the task, be it a wedding, a portrait commission or even photographic tuition, he always strives to deliver unparalleled know-how and stunning photographs with real impact that capture those magic moment creating beautiful lasting memories, forever.
In addition, Doug is also one of the founding directors of media and marketing company US3 Media Ltd and is one of the founding editors of the technology, news, reviews and buyer's guide web site: www.best4reviews.com