Photographer's Guide to the Sony DSC-RX100 III: Getting the Most from Sony's Pocketable Digital Camera

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This book is a complete guide to using the Sony DSC-RX100 III camera, one of the most advanced, but still pocketable, cameras available. With the publication of this book, author Alexander White provides users of the RX100 III with a manual covering all aspects of the camera. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to accomplish things with the RX100 III, and explains when and why to use the camera’s features.

The book provides details about the camera’s numerous shooting modes as well as its menu options for shooting, playback, setup, and special effects. The book covers all of the new features of the RX100 III, including its unique pop-up electronic viewfinder, tilting LCD screen, built-in neutral density filter, and enhanced capabilities for camera control and image transfer over a wireless network.

The book includes more than 400 color photographs that illustrate the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images also provide examples of the photographs that can be taken using the RX100 III’s Scene shooting mode, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, sunsets, portraits, and action shots; the Creative Style and Picture Effect menu options, with a variety of settings for altering the appearance of images; and the camera’s features for continuous shooting and shooting in dim lighting.

In addition, the book provides introductions to more advanced topics such as infrared photography, astrophotography, and digiscoping.

The book includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the RX100 III, which can shoot high-definition (HD) video with stereo sound, and which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording as well as an upgraded video format, XAVC S.

In three appendices, the book provides information about accessories for the RX100 III, including cases, external flash units, and filter adapters, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with “quick tips” on how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.

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 Photographer’s Guide to the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70/TZ90 is a complete guide to the use of the Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 camera, which is known as the TZ90 outside of North America. The book shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to capture excellent images and video sequences with the ZS70. The book explains the use of autofocus, manual focus, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, white balance, and ISO, and many other settings. The book discusses the camera’s options for playback, setup, and customizing the operation of its controls.

 

The book contains more than 450 color photographs showing the camera’s controls, display screens, and menus. The book includes photographs taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Photo Style settings; the Creative Control mode picture effects, which provide the ability to customize the appearance of images in dramatic ways; and the camera’s features for burst shooting and shooting in high-contrast lighting conditions.

 

The book includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the ZS70 camera, which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording, and provides ultra-high definition 4K recording of motion pictures. The book also explains the camera’s features for extracting still images from 4K video and using the Post Focus and Focus Stacking features to produce sharply focused images after a shooting session.

 

In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the ZS70, including cases, power supply options, and other items, and includes a list of websites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with helpful Quick Tips that explain how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.
With the release of this guide book for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 camera, White Knight Press has provided users with a complete guide to all operations of this advanced compact camera. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book provides guidance to beginning and intermediate photographers about how to accomplish things with the LX100, with tips about when and why to use the camera’s many controls, menus options, and other features. The book provides details about the camera’s controls for autofocus, manual focus, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, white balance, and ISO sensitivity, as well as many other settings. The book also provides details about the camera’s numerous options for playback, setup, and customizing the operation of the various buttons and other controls.

 

The book contains more than 350 photographs, almost all in full color, illustrating the LX100’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images also provide examples of the photographs that can be taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Photo Style settings, which let the photographer alter the color processing as well as contrast, sharpness and noise reduction for images; the Intelligent Auto shooting mode, with scene detection optimized for various subjects, including landscapes, portraits, and sunsets; the Filter button picture effects, which provide the ability to customize the appearance of images in dramatic ways; and the camera’s strong array of features for continuous shooting and shooting in high-contrast lighting conditions.

 

The book also includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the LX100, which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording, and which provides ultra-high definition 4K recording of motion pictures.

 

In three appendices, the book provides information about accessories for the LX100, including cases, external flash units, and other items, and includes a list of web sites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with helpful Quick Tips that explain how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.

 

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White Knight Press
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Published on
Aug 19, 2014
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Pages
493
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ISBN
9781937986278
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Language
English
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Genres
Photography / Techniques / Digital
Photography / Techniques / Equipment
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This book, by Alexander S. White, is a complete, clearly written guide to the operation of the Nikon Coolpix P900 digital camera. The book explains all shooting modes, menus, functions, and controls of this superzoom camera, accompanied by more than 350 full-color illustrations and sample photographs. The guide shows beginning and intermediate photographers how to use the camera’s many options to get the results they want.

 

The book explains topics such as autofocus, manual focus, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, ISO, memory cards, and flash modes. It includes a discussion of techniques for using the P900’s phenomenal zoom lens, with a maximum optical focal length of 2000mm, to full advantage.  The book also discusses the camera’s features for image transfer and remote control through the P900’s built-in Wi-Fi network, as well as its features for adding location data to images.

 

The book includes sample images taken with the creative settings of the camera, including the Picture Control options, which alter the color processing of images; the Scene and Special Effects shooting modes, with settings optimized for subjects such as landscapes, birds, pets, sunsets, and action shots; and the camera’s features for burst shooting and time-lapse photography.

 

In addition, the book provides introductions to topics such as infrared photography, street photography, and macro photography.

 

The book also explains the video features of the P900, which can shoot HD video with stereo sound and can record high-speed video at rates up to 4 times normal speed. In addition, the book describes procedures for playing back images and videos in the camera and for using the Filter Effects option to add special effects to images after they have been captured.

 

In three appendices, the book discusses accessories for the Coolpix P900, including cases, external flash units, and charging and power options. The appendices include a list of useful web sites and other resources, as well as a section with “quick tips” to help users take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible. 

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This guide book explains all operations, features, menus, and controls of the Canon PowerShot S110 camera, providing information about how to accomplish things with the camera as well as when and why to use certain features. The book explains topics such as autofocus, manual focus, depth of field, aperture priority, shutter priority, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, white balance, ISO, and macro photography, in the context of getting great results with Canon’s highly pocketable camera. The book gives details about how to take advantage of the camera’s varied array of “Scene” and “Creative Filters” shooting settings.

The guide’s more than 300 photographs, almost all in full color, illustrate the camera’s controls and menus and include examples of the photographs that can be taken using the S110’s many options, including the Creative Filters settings, which alter the color processing and other aspects of images; menu options such as i-Contrast and digital zoom; and the camera’s strong features for continuous shooting.

In addition, the book goes beyond the realm of everyday photography with introductions to topics such as infrared photography, street photography, and using the Raw format, which permits a wide range of adjustments to images after they have been captured.

The book also explains the video recording abilities of the PowerShot S110, which can record high-definition (HD) video with stereo sound and can take “Super Slow Motion” movies that slow down action by a factor of eight.

In three appendices, the book discusses accessories, including cases, a filter adapter, and external flash units; contains a list of useful web sites and other resources; and includes helpful “quick tips” that give particular insights into how to take best advantage of the camera’s features.

Since Lightroom 1.0 first launched, Scott’s Kelby’s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers has been the world’s #1 best-selling Lightroom book (it has been translated into a dozen different languages), and in this latest version for Lightroom 5, Scott uses his same award-winning, step-by-step, plain-English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun.

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