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:
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The more you know about your digital camera and about digital photography, the more you’ll enjoy taking pictures and the better your pictures will be. Of course, the best way to see examples of good photographic techniques is in full color, and Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition gives you exactly that — plenty of beautiful, colorful photos that show you what you can accomplish and start the ideas popping.
With a digital camera, a computer, and some photo-editing software, you can explore unlimited creative opportunities. You don’t have to be a computer whiz or a professional photographer, either. Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition helps you get the hang ofChoosing the right camera, software, and accessories for what you want to do Editing your images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0 Using your camera’s settings, composing great pictures, managing exposure and lighting, and working with automatic modes Getting your images out of the camera and onto your computer, organizing them, and sharing them online or in print Doing cool things with your pictures, like sharpening focus, covering flaws, adding people from other photos, and jazzing up your images with special effects
Written by Julie Adair King, a photographer who has penned several other books on the subject, colorful Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition can help you take better digital photos, do more with them, and have a lot more fun with your camera. You’ll get the picture!
Filled with high-color photographs, How to Do Everything: Digital Photography shows you how to capture professional-quality photos using any digital camera--from a smartphone or point-and-shoot camera to an advanced digital SLR camera. Learn how to take better pictures right away using a variety of techniques for photo composition, lighting, and creativity. You'll also get tips on photo editing, printing, and archiving, as well as avoiding common mistakes that result in poor-quality images. Improve your photographic skills in no time with help from this comprehensive, hands-on guide.Learn digital camera basics and select the best camera, equipment, and accessories for your needs Master the fundamentals of photo composition Use professional lighting and flash techniques Shoot eye-catching outdoor photos in any weather condition Take portraits and candid shots of people and pets Capture stunning vacation photographs Take professional-quality photos of sporting and action-oriented events Shoot digital video and publish it online Transfer digital images to your computer Digitally fix, edit, and improve your images Use photo editing software, as well as plug-ins, add-ons, and accessories Print high-quality photos or publish your work on the Web Catalog, organize, back up, and archive your images
Organize your collection. Discover all of the options for grouping your pictures—by events, in albums, or based on who’s in the photo or where it was taken.Sharpen your editing skills. Learn how to use iPhoto’s beefed-up editing options, including its Photoshop-like adjustments panel.Share images online. Get your photos to everyone on your list by publishing them to Flickr, Facebook, and MobileMe.Dive into creative projects. Have fun building slideshows (with music), gift books, calendars, and cards.
Tony goes beyond teaching you how to use Lightroom. Tony shows you why and when to use each feature to create stunning, natural photos. When Lightroom isn t the best tool, Tony suggests better alternatives.
Combining the benefits of video training and book learning, this video book gives you over 14 hours of video and dozens of free presets and raw images to practice with. If you learn better with video, watch the video training and refer to the book for quick reference. If you prefer reading, the book is concise and practical, and each chapter links to relevant videos when you want to understand a topic more deeply or see it used in the real world.
Tony covers every aspect of Lightroom in-depth, but structures his teaching so that both beginner and advanced photographers can learn as efficiently as possible. If you just want a quick start, you can watch the first video or read the first chapter and you'll be organizing and editing your pictures in less than an hour. If you want to know more about a specific feature, switch to that video or jump to that chapter in the ebook. If you want to know everything about Lightroom, watch the videos and read the book from start to finish.
For photographers who are more than just casual snapshooters, or who are making the transition from Aperture or iPhoto, The Apple Photos Book for Photographers by Derrick Story shines a light on the true sophistication of this app and the ecosystem it taps into. From the point of view of a working photographer, Derrick provides everything you need to know to get the most out of the imaging tools built into Mac OS X and iCloud.
Follow along with Derrick as he teaches you all about:
• Customizing the interface for organizing and viewing your images
• The thinking behind viewing options such as Moments, Collections, Years, and Albums
• Working with iCloud Photo Library to sync your photos across your devices
• Adding location data to your images so you can map your travels with your photos
• Editing your images with Photos’ basic tools, yes, then going beyond with more advanced techniques
• Integrating third-party Editing Extensions into your workflow so you can build a digital darkroom tailored to your style of photography
• Creating projects such as books, cards, calendars, prints, and slideshows—and showing you how to create your own Fine Art Cards at home with just your Mac and an inkjet printer.
• Working with videos as well as still photos
• Sharing your images on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr
Apple’s Photos is a robust, all-in-one solution for managing, editing, and sharing your photos. And The Apple Photos Book for Photographers is all you need to make the most of this great imaging ecosystem!
After reviewing hundreds of digital cameras and photo services in his weekly New York Times column, David Pogue knows digital photography. With this new Missing Manual you will:
Get expert advice on how to choose a digital camera, including information on the only specs that matter. (Hint: it's not about megapixels).Learn the basics of lighting, composition, and shooting lots of photosUnderstand how to choose the best camera settings for 20 different scenariosUnravel the problems of correcting images and storing themLearn David's tips and tricks for sharing and printing imagesGet a special troubleshooting section you can turn to when things go wrong
David Pogue's witty, authoritative voice has demystified the Mac, Windows, iPods and iPhones for millions of readers. Now, he offers step-by-step instructions and plenty of friendly advice to help you join in the fun and get real satisfaction from digital photography.