GOING DIGITAL: THE BASICS - GETTING STARTED. The Digital Camera: Camera Features Explained; Types of Digital Camera; How Many Megapixels? Memory and Memory Cards; A Buyer's Guide; Starting To Use Your Camera; Care, Maintenance and Cleaning. Lenses: Zoom Lenses; Fixed Lenses; Changing Lenses. The Computer: Which Computer? Computer Accessories; Getting Connected. Accessories: Which Software? Which Printer? Which Scanner? Preventing Camera Shake; Extra Flash; Extra Storage; Light Meters; Batteries and Power. USING YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA - TAKING GREAT PICTURES. Photo Techniques: Composition; Focus; Depth of Field; Exposure; White Balance; Creative Flash; Low Light; Close-Ups; Black and White. Photography Ideas: Portraits and People; Still Life; Reportage; Travel; Architecture; Landscapes; Sports and Action; Weddings; Gardens and Flowers; Children; Pets and Animals; Abstracts. THE DIGITAL DARKROOM - IMPROVING YOUR IMAGES ON A PC. Basic Digital Techniques: Starting to Use Editing Software; Saving Your Photos; Auto and Quick Fix; Cropping; Straightening; Resizing; Sharpening; Brightening and Darkening Photos; Removing Redeye; Creating Black and White. Advanced Digital Techniques: Colour Management; Adjusting Colours; Levels; Curves; Advanced Curves; Channels; Cloning and Healing; Dodge and Burn; Layers; Masks. Masterclasses: Blurring Backgrounds; Adding Movement; Making Panoramas; Restoring Old Prints; Special Effects; Special Effects Using Filters; Making Art - Poster Effects; Making Art - Painted Effects. OUTPUT - GETTING THE BEST END RESULT. Backing-Up; Printing; Scanning Your Photos; Creating Slide Shows; Emailing Photos; Getting Your Photos On-line; Making A Portfolio; Making Money; Copyright. Glossary. Index. Acknowledgements. The Authors.