A no-nonsense introduction to digital photography aimed at the absolute beginner. This book will tell you everything you need to know in an easy-to-follow step-by-step format.
The book takes you through the confusing world of resolution, bits and bytes, CCDs, pixellation and connectivity options for PC and MAC users and by Chapter 3 you will be ready to start taking pictures, beginning with the basics like how to hold your camera, shutter speeds and techniques for working indoors and outside. Chapter 4 delves into the digital darkroom, running through the wealth of software effects now available to the amateur. Masterclass secrets are divulged in Chapter 5 and the book finishes with a closer look at the wide variety of options for output.
Some interesting statistics about the digital camera market:
More than 1 million digital cameras are sold a year in the UK
The digital camera market is continuing to grow and now has an increasing mainstream audience
The digital camera industry is aiming for 10% growth for the next year
By 2004 digital cameras are expected to capture 54% of the total camera market in Europe
Boots lost 10% revenue over Christmas due to fewer traditional photographic prints being processed
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More and more people are realising the advantages of using a digital camera and this practical guide, Digital Photography Step-by-Step, is created with the absolute beginner in mind. It explains all the essential aspects clearly in an easy-to-follow step-by-step format, and is an inspiring guide for those new to the art of digital photography
The book includes:
• Straightforward expert advice on the fundamentals of picture taking, ranging from how to hold a camera to composition and lighting.
• Clear explanations of baffling jargon -- from bits and bytes to pixellation and connectivity.
• Tips on the ‘digital darkroom’ that will help you to produce stunning pictures with the wealth of software now available.
• Professional secrets and hints, revealed in an inspiring collection of step-by-step projects.
Superbly illustrated and reflecting a wealth of expert experience, Digitial Photography Step-by-Step is an accessible practical guide that will help you move confidently into the very future of photography itself.About the Author:
Jerry Glenwright is an author and freelance journalist who has written extensively on popular technology.
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Book Description Collins, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 176 pages. 9.21x8.11x0.63 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007146833
Book Description Collins, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007146833
Book Description Collins, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007146833