My Digital Photography for Seniors

Que Publishing
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The perfect book to help anyone 50+ learn digital photography – in full color!


My Digital Photography for Seniors is an exceptionally easy and complete full-color tutorial on digital photography, visual storytelling, and image sharing. No ordinary "beginner's book," it approaches every topic using meaningful examples, step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a custom full-color interior designed for comfortable reading.

Professional photographer and top-selling author Jason R. Rich covers all you need to know to take great photos with your smartphone or tablet, manage and organize your digital photo library, safely exchange your images with family and friends, tell compelling stories and chronicle your memories with digital images, and share your creations in print and online. Rich helps you:

  • Take amazing pictures with your Apple or Android smartphone or tablet
  • Become a better photographer, one easy technique at a time
  • Master easy tools for viewing, organizing, editing, and sharing photos
  • Create a digital diary that tells an unforgettable story
  • Safely exchange photos on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram
  • Make prints for framing, scrapbooks, or photo albums
  • Create bound photo books to chronicle important events and memories
  • Combine your photos and thoughts in a digital journal
  • Securely store copies of your photos online
  • Share images through email, iCloud, Shutterfly, Flickr, OneDrive, Google Drive, or Dropbox
  • View digital slide shows on your TV or mobile device
  • Automatically “geo-tag” new photos with their location

BONUS MATERIAL
Two additional chapters, bonus articles, and a Glossary are available to you at www.quepublishing.com/title/9780789755605. Click the Downloads tab to access the links to download the PDF files.

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About the author

Jason R. Rich (www.jasonrich.com) is an accomplished author, journalist, and photographer, as well as an avid traveler. Some of his recently published digital photography-related books include iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks (Que), How to Do Everything Digital Photography (McGraw-Hill), My GoPro Camera (Que), and now My Digital Photography for Seniors (Que).


For publication in late 2015, Jason R. Rich is writing iPhone and Apple Watch Fitness Tips and Tricks (Que). He recently created and produced the Managing Your Information Using Evernote and Using Your GoPro Hero3+: Learn To Shoot Better Photos and Videos video courses, and has written numerous other books about the iPhone, iPad, interactive entertainment, and the Internet.


Jason’s photography work continues to appear with his articles published in major daily newspapers, national magazines, and online, as well as in his various books. He also works with professional actors, models, and recording artists developing their portfolios and taking their headshots, and continues to pursue travel and animal photography.


Through his work as an enrichment lecturer, he often offers digital photography workshops and classes aboard cruise ships operated by Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises Lines, and Celebrity Cruise Lines, as well as through Adult Education programs in the New England area. Please follow Jason R. Rich on Twitter (@JasonRich7) and Instagram (@JasonRich7).

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Publisher
Que Publishing
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Published on
Jul 13, 2015
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Pages
432
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ISBN
9780134263410
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Language
English
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Genres
Photography / Techniques / Digital
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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Jason R. Rich
Covers all models of GoPro HERO, HERO3, HERO3+, and HERO4...including the February 2015 camera software update.

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to GoPro Hero camera photos and sample images that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into problems or limitations with your GoPro Hero camera in specific shooting situations.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your GoPro Hero camera when taking pictures or shooting HD video in a wide range of shooting situations.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your GoPro Hero camera working just the way you want in order to shoot the absolute best photos and videos possible. Learn how to:
• Set up your GoPro Hero camera and prepare for any type of shooting situation
• Take awesome first- or third-person videos just about anywhere, including underwater or in low-light situations
• Select and use the best camera housing, mount, and accessories to capture the perfect shots
• Take detailed and vibrant high-resolution, digital images with your GoPro Hero camera
• Shoot stunning HD video using your GoPro Hero camera
• Record high-quality audio in conjunction with your videos
• Choose the best resolution and camera settings for each shooting situation you encounter
• Wirelessly transfer your digital content from your camera to your smartphone or tablet using the GoPro App
• Transfer content from your camera to your computer to view, edit, enhance, archive, and share your content using photo editing software or the GoPro Studio video editing software
• Learn strategies used by the pros to achieve your own professional results

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Jason R. Rich

Learn On-Demand TV, DVRs, Music, Games, Books, and More!

With My Digital Entertainment for Seniors, you’ll discover easy ways to access and experience entertainment using today’s technology, without getting confused or bogged down with techno-babble—and without spending a fortune. This easy-to-follow guide covers all aspects of entertainment—movies, TV shows, radio, music, newspapers and magazines, books, and more—whether you’re using a computer, mobile device, or other technology.

Specifically, you'll:

Get acquainted with all forms of digital entertainment that are available in everyday life, including on-demand TV shows, movies, music and radio programming, podcasts, eBooks and audiobooks, digital editions of newspapers and magazines, YouTube videos, and interactive games.Discover the difference between streaming and downloading content from the Internet to your computer or mobile device. Learn what equipment you’ll need and how to use this equipment, no matter how tech-savvy you are—or aren’t. Find out how to watch, listen to, and read what you want, when you want it, on your TV, desktop computer, notebook computer, smartphone, tablet, eBook reader, or gaming console. Learn what types of entertainment are available to use on eBook readers, digital video recorders, digital music players, high-definition television sets, cable/satellite TV service providers, what types of entertainment are readily available via the Internet, and how to use your computer, smartphone or tablet as an entertainment device. Find ways to stay safe and protect yourself from identity theft or online crime when surfing the Internet, shopping online, playing games, doing online banking, and handling other Internet-related tasks.


Jason R. Rich
iPad® and iPhone® Tips and Tricks

iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5 and 4s

 

Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone


Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone to maximize its functionality. Learn how to use iOS 8 and utilize your Apple mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device.


Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for beginners and more experienced iPad, iPad mini, and/or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 8 operating system with iCloud, and the latest versions of popular apps. This book covers all the latest iPhone and iPad models, including the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus as well as the latest iPad Air and iPad mini models.


Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish:

-- Discover how to use iOS 8’s new Handoff feature, which enables you to do things like answer incoming calls to your iPhone using your iPad or Mac.

-- Discover how to take visually impressive photos, and then edit and share them using the redesigned Photos app.

-- Learn secrets for using preinstalled apps, such as Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Maps, Notes, Safari, Mail, Health, iBooks, and Music.

-- Synchronize files, documents, data, photos, and content with iCloud, your computer, and/or your other iOS mobile devices.

-- Learn how to interact with your tablet or phone using your voice with Siri.

-- Stay in touch with your friends and family using social networking apps, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and SnapChat.

-- Discover the latest calling features built in to the iPhone, such as Wi-Fi Calling.

-- Learn about cutting-edge new features, such as Apple Pay, Family Sharing, and iCloud Drive, plus get a preview of how Apple Watch will work with an iPhone or iPad.

-- Use your iOS mobile device as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player.

-- Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iPhone or iPad using iCloud Backup.

Jason R. Rich
Jason R. Rich
iPad® and iPhone® Tips and Tricks

iOS 8 for all models of iPad Air and iPad mini, iPad 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5 and 4s

 

Easily Unlock the Power of Your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone


Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your iPad, iPad mini, or iPhone to maximize its functionality. Learn how to use iOS 8 and utilize your Apple mobile device as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool, as well as a feature-packed entertainment device.


Using an easy-to-understand, nontechnical approach, this book is ideal for beginners and more experienced iPad, iPad mini, and/or iPhone users who want to discover how to use the iOS 8 operating system with iCloud, and the latest versions of popular apps. This book covers all the latest iPhone and iPad models, including the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus as well as the latest iPad Air and iPad mini models.


Here’s just a sampling of what the tips, tricks, and strategies offered in this book will help you accomplish:

-- Discover how to use iOS 8’s new Handoff feature, which enables you to do things like answer incoming calls to your iPhone using your iPad or Mac.

-- Discover how to take visually impressive photos, and then edit and share them using the redesigned Photos app.

-- Learn secrets for using preinstalled apps, such as Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Maps, Notes, Safari, Mail, Health, iBooks, and Music.

-- Synchronize files, documents, data, photos, and content with iCloud, your computer, and/or your other iOS mobile devices.

-- Learn how to interact with your tablet or phone using your voice with Siri.

-- Stay in touch with your friends and family using social networking apps, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and SnapChat.

-- Discover the latest calling features built in to the iPhone, such as Wi-Fi Calling.

-- Learn about cutting-edge new features, such as Apple Pay, Family Sharing, and iCloud Drive, plus get a preview of how Apple Watch will work with an iPhone or iPad.

-- Use your iOS mobile device as an eBook reader, portable gaming machine, and feature-packed music and video player.

-- Create and maintain a reliable backup of your iPhone or iPad using iCloud Backup.

Jason R. Rich
All anyone needs to succeed with today’s cloud productivity and collaboration tools


Clearly explains the cloud concepts and terminology you need to know Helps you choose your best options for managing data, content, and collaboration Shows how to use cloud services more securely and efficiently


Today’s cloud-based collaboration and productivity tools can help companies work together more effectively at a lower cost. But wideranging choices and enormous hype make it tough to choose your best solutions. In Working in the Cloud, Jason R. Rich demystifies your options, introduces each leading tool, reviews their pros and cons, and offers tips for using them more successfully.


This book covers Box, Cisco WebEx, DocuSign, Dropbox, Dropbox Paper, Evernote, Google Docs, Google Drive, Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce.com, Skype for Business, Slack, Trello, and more. Throughout, he offers practical guidance on adjusting everyday workflows and processes to make the most of them.


You’ll learn how to enforce security in the cloud, manage small group collaborations, customize tools to your unique needs, and achieve real-time collaboration with employees, partners, and customers across virtually all devices: PCs, Macs, tablets, and smartphones. If you’re ready to take full advantage of the cloud but don’t know how, get Working in the Cloud: It’s all you’ll need to know.


Compare the resources you need to implement each cloud solution Organize data, documents, and files for easiest access Get access to your tools and content wherever you go Make sure your cloud-based appsand tools work together smoothly Enforce security and privacy using encryption and other technologies Plan security strategies for team leaders, members, and collaborators Encourage new workstyles to make the most of cloud collaboration Use Office 365 and/or Google G Suite for content creation, management, and collaboration Collaborate in large groups with WebEx, Exchange, SharePoint, and Slack Share, synchronize, and collaborate on content with Box and Dropbox Connect your sales team with Salesforce Take notes and stay organized with Evernote Securely review, edit, digitally sign, and share documents with DocuSign Manage tasks and projects visually with Trello Improve communication and reduce costs with Skype Discover tips and tricks for better, simpler, real-time collaboration
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Jason R. Rich
Your iPad at Work

iOS 6 on iPad 2  and iPad 3rd generation

 

Supercharge your business effectiveness with any model of iPad—in the office, on the road, everywhere!

 

Do you have an iPad? Put it to work! If you’re a manager, entrepreneur, or professional… a consultant, salesperson, or freelancer… this book will make you more efficient, more effective, and more successful!

 

Your iPad at Work includes the latest information about all iPad models running iOS 6 (or later), whether the tablet is equipped with Wi-Fi only or Wi-Fi + 3G/4G Internet connectivity.

 

It’s packed witheasy , nontechnicalbusiness solutions you can use right now—each presented with quick, foolproof, full-color instructions. Securely connect your iPad to your network; sync your email, contacts, calendar, Office documents, and smartphone; make the most of iPad’s latest productivity apps; capture
up-to-the-minute news and financial data; even discover powerful specialized apps foryourjob andyourindustry.

 

You already know how much fun your iPad is, now discover how incredibly productive it can make you!

 

•     Secure your iPad with passwords and data encryption

•     Connect your iPad to a wireless printer

•     Discover today’s most powerful iPad business apps

•     Manage your contacts and relationships with a Contact Relationship Manager (CRM) app

•     Do your word processing, spreadsheet and database management while on the go

•     Access your email and surf the Web from almost anywhere

•     Make winning sales and business presentations from your iPad

•     Read PC and Mac files, from Microsoft Office to Adobe PDF

•     Use Siri as your virtual assistant to control your iPad using your voice

•     Use your iPad more efficiently on the road and while traveling

•     Manage your company’s social networking presence from your tablet

•      Participate in real-time video conferences and virtual meetings using FaceTime, Skype, or another app

•     Print wirelessly from your iPad to almost any printer

•     Create and distribute iPad content, or have a custom app developed for your business

•     Add hardware and accessories that make your iPad even more useful

 

 

Jason R. Rich

iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

Easily Unlock the Power of Digital Photography on Your iPad or iPhone

 

Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away to capture, edit, and share amazing
photos with your iPad or iPhone!

 

This easy-to-understand guide teaches you all the iOS skills and photographic techniques you need to go far beyond snapshots. Whatever you’re shooting–portraits, candids, babies, sports, pets, landscapes, vacations, nature, anything–it will help you get incredible results. Then, you’ll master more ways to share your images than ever before: at home, in print, online, in the cloud, everywhere.

 

You’ll learn how to squeeze maximum performance out of your iPhone or iPad’s built-in cameras and photo apps, and discover low-cost apps and tools for doing even more. Whether you’ve been taking iPhone/iPad photos for years or you’re just starting out, you’ll have way more fun and get way better results!

 

Here are just some of what this book’s tips, tricks, and strategies will help you do:

 

  •    Get awesome results with the built-in Camera and Photo apps

  •    Master 10 easy strategies for taking better iPhone/iPad photos

  •    Use the Grid and Rule of Thirds to professionally compose and frame your shots

  •    Choose the best shooting angle and perspective for every image

  •    Capture great photos in low light

  •    Make the most of built-in flash or HDR mode

  •    Take great group shots and baby pictures

  •    Shoot sporting events without blurring

  •    Efficiently view, organize, edit, and share pictures with the Photo app

  •    Transform “just OK” images into great photos with the optional iPhoto app

  •    Discover great low-cost tools, from image editors to lights, lenses, and tripods

  •    Showcase photos on your high-def television

  •    Easily create online galleries and animated digital slideshows

  •    Back up your latest images, and share them with all your Apple devices

  •    Share online iCloud-based Photo Streams with friends, family, and nobody else

 

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