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Brilliant digital photography

Author: John Skeoch; Antony Lees
Publisher: Harlow, Eng. ; New York : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Covering every aspect of digital photography from helping to select the ideal camera, getting the best from your equipment right thorugh to publishing your work on the Internet, this book has it all.


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Skeoch; Antony Lees
ISBN: 9780273719373 0273719378
OCLC Number: 236143225
Description: xii, 289 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Overview TOC Going Digital: Your first steps (4 pages) Preface (2 pages) What is a digital camera? (2 pages) 1) Getting the best from your camera (28 pages) Formatting your memory card (2 pages) Practice with a two-stage shutter release (2 pages) Getting the most from an auto focus camera (4 pages) Using your zoom, optical and digital (4 pages) Getting the best from your built in flash (4 pages) Recording short movies (4 pages) Using the TV playback (4 pages) Getting your pictures on to your computer (4 pages) Installing and using a card reader 2) Using the manual modes (41 pages) Using the cameras scene modes (6 pages) Using Aperture priority (4 pages) Using Shutter priority (4 pages) Making the most of Manual Mode (4 pages) Selecting an ISO Speed (4 pages) Understanding when to use Spot, Centre and Matrix metering (4 pages) Using Exposure Compensation (6 pages) Shooting a wedding dress Beach or snow holidays Using Flash Compensation (4 pages) Using Face Detection (4 pages) 3) Advanced Techniques to improve your shots (59 pages) Thinking in print sizes (2 pages) Getting great portrait and group shots (6 pages) Small Group Shots Large Group Shots How to photograph children (4 pages) Capturing Motion Blur (4 pages) Motion blur with flash Creating a zoom blur (2 pages) How to shoot at Night (4 pages) Begin using Exposure bracketing (4 pages) Long Exposures (8 pages) Making Light trails from cars Painting with Light Balancing Flash light with available light Hitting a moving target with Continuous Focus (4 pages) Experimenting with Digital Filters (4 pages) Using Macro photography (4 pages) What is white balance? (4 pages) Using preset White balances (4 pages) Using the Histogram (4 pages) Live Histogram Playback Histogram When to shoot in RAW (4 pages) 4) Touching up images (73 pages) (This section needs to be rewritten for Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0) Picking the right tool for the job (2 pages) Learning to love layers (4 pages) Removing Red eye (4 pages) Adjusting Exposure (4 pages) Converting colour photos to black and white (4 pages) Creating colour accents (6 pages) Correcting colour cast (6 pages) Sharpening your shots (4 pages) Controlling digital noise (4 pages) Leveling uneven horizons (2 pages) Adding soft focus (6 pages) Creating a perfect Panorama (4 pages) Create a High Dynamic Range Image (6 pages) How to selectively dodge and burn an image (4 pages) Adding and removing elements (even people) (4 pages) Cropping your photos ready for print (4 pages) Adding frames to images (4 pages) 5) Creating a digital album and archiving your images (33 pages) This section should be rewritten for Vista and Mac Leopard The emphasis should be towards built in apps such as iPhoto. (Boxout) You don't have to print your pictures. (1 page) Burning to CD or DVD (6 pages) Creating an CD cover (2 pages) Making an attractive slideshow (6 pages) Recovering lost images (4 pages) Portable image storage (2 pages) Using Online Albums (6 pages)* worth looking at Flickr, .mac or other web based solutions Sharing your photos (6 pages)* this task could look at the increasingly popular Facebook social networking. 6) Getting real prints from your digital images (18 pages) General updating, mention Wifi connectivity, Mobile Phone printing Printing at home (8 pages) Direct printing via cable Direct printing via memory Using the computer to print Using Wifi Using online developers (4 pages) Using a digital kiosk (4 pages) Getting poster prints or canvas's (2 pages) 7) Making money from your photo's (10 pages) Will need updating Knowing your right's and responsibilities (2 pages) Creative Commons Watermarking your images (4 pages) Using stock library's (4 pages) Glossary (3 pages) Troubleshooting Guide Index (Reference) Upgrading your Digital camera (16 pages) Understand the anatomy of a digital camera (4 pages) Understand what megapixels are and why you should care (2 pages) What to look for in a lens (2 pages) Avoid shutter lag (1 page) Understanding Memory Cards (4 pages) Provide power to your camera Charge your batteries (2 pages)
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