Do you have a new camera and aren?t sure what to do with it? This essential and practical beginner's guide to digital SLR photography will help get the most out of your camera. Expert photographer William Cheung has written this essential guide to DSLR camera technology with the beginner in mind.
All of the text is in plain, easy-to-understand language.
It takes budding photographers through every stage from choosing and getting to know their camera, to taking excellent photographs and editing, printing, and sharing them. Specifically designed to ease the transition from standard compact digital cameras and traditional film SLR cameras, the book clearly explains the differences, and how a beginner can get the most out of the DSLR camera in the shortest possible time.
Readers will gain the confidence to achieve photography excellence with the following know-how: ?Understanding how lenses work, what lenses to buy, and how to use a zoom lens ?PC versus Mac? Does it matter? ?Setting exposure, contrast, white balance, and much more are explained in simple step-by-step tutorials ?How to focus, set shutter speed, and frame your photo in the viewfinder ?How to scan and store your pictures, printing, framing, e-mail, create slideshows, and uploading photos on the Web Whether you are a serious photo hobbyist or a novice who wants to take advantage of the improved control of DSLR, this user-friendly reference will show you how to maximize everything a DSLR camera has to offer.
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