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Digital photography

Author: Shawn Frederick
Publisher: New York, New York : Alpha, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2013] ©2013
Series: Idiot's guides.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn how to take pictures like the professionals. This introductory guide to digital photography explains the essential technical basics of every camera and lens. Illustrated step-by-step instructions teach you how to take pictures like the professionals. Master the timeless principles of great photography like balance, perspective and contrast. Plus, learn to do more with your photography skills through unique and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shawn Frederick
ISBN: 9781615644131 : 161564413X
OCLC Number: 851826780
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 210 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The basics. A brief history of the DSLR ; Understanding sensor types ; Interpreting DPI and PPI ; shutter speed ; Aperture ; Depth of field ; ISO readings ; Auto settings ; Choosing file formats ; Menus, histograms, and info buttons ; Understanding the LCD monitor ; Setting white balance ; Metering ; Understanding lenses ; Understanding and choosing lighting ; Lighting techniques ; Light-shaping tools ; Memory cards ; Other equipment ; Setting up a home studio ; Setting up on location --
The shots. Seeing your image first ; finding your focus ; The rule of thirds ; Shooting vertical vs. horizontal ; Negative space ; Diptychs and triptychs ; Architecture ; Automobiles and motorcycles ; Family and kids ; Weddings ; Silhouettes ; Backlit subjects ; Sunsets and sunrises ; Lifestyle ; Landscapes ; Sports ; Animals and pets ; Flowers ; Vacation and travel ; Portraits ; Landmarks and historical sites ; Food ; Seasons ; Night shots ; Events ; Fine art and abstracts ; Dynamic action --
the projects. directing your subject ; Selective focus ; Macro and close-up photography ; Getting creative with filters ; Working with reflective and mirrored subjects ; Panoramic pictures ; Studying light ; Creating motion blur ; Shooting sequences ; Taking HD video wit your DSLR ; Transferring your files.
Series Title: Idiot's guides.
Responsibility: by Shawn Frederick.

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Learn how to take pictures like the professionals. This introductory guide to digital photography explains the essential technical basics of every camera and lens. Illustrated step-by-step instructions teach you how to take pictures like the professionals. Master the timeless principles of great photography like balance, perspective and contrast. Plus, learn to do more with your photography skills through unique and creative projects by capturing portrait, panoramic and time-lapse images. You can finally switch your DSLR off auto mode and create beautiful, inspiring images!

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