Beginner's Photography Guide 2nd Edition
Take the scariness out of digital photography with this intuitive, straightforward guide for the beginner or amateur photographer. With a DSLR focus (although it reviews all types of digital cameras), this step-by-step guide covers all the features your digital camera offers and demonstrates the "hows," "whens," and "whys" to applying these features to each unique scenario. It even covers extras like basic camera holding techniques and camera accessories to the final steps of image enhancement in editing software. Concepts are divided into seven main chapters: Equipment, Exposure, Focusing, Lenses, Available Light, Flash, and Image Enhancement. Throughout the book you'll find clear step-by-step graphics, large "The Results" photos with final overviews and camera settings, and precise explanations and tips, making this guide easy to use and understand. This is an essential guide for anyone who wants to expand their knowledge and gain a basic theoretical foundation in digital photography. 192 pgs, pb. 2nd Ed. has been revised and updated.
The Beginner's Photography Guide, 2nd Edition is DK's bestselling manual for any novice photographer who wants to unlock the potential of their new digital camera.
Assuming no prior knowledge, this guide's easy-to-follow, step-by-step layout makes it accessible as it takes you through every technique you need to create stunning images, from exposure to flash to image enhancement. Handy checklists provide a quick rundown of the equipment and camera settings for each technique, and at-a-glance comparison images show how camera settings can produce remarkably different results. Hundreds of inspirational images provide even more motivation to reach your goal.
Fully updated to reflect all the latest developments in technology and creative trends in digital image-making, The Beginner's Photography Guide, 2nd Edition will empower you to achieve your full potential as a digital photographer.