Get the lowdown on megapixels, lenses, and filters
Choose the right camera and accessories, get perfect shots, and edit like a pro
Excited about that new digital SLR and eager to find inventive ways to put all its features to work? This book will help! It shows you (in rich, full color) exactly what you and your camera can do together. Discover the performance and creative advantages at your fingertips, sidestep hidden pitfalls, conquer the controls, produce perfect output, and uncover the secrets to terrific digital photos.
Discover how to
About the Author
- Explore dSLR creative controls and options
- Improve quality with RAW, TIFF, or JPEG formats
- Change perspective with lenses
- Use histograms to optimize exposure
- Apply depth-of-field effectively
As a roving photojournalist for more than 20 years, David D. Busch
illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He has operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and Upstate New York college. His photos have been published in magazines as diverse as Scientific American
and Petersen’s PhotoGraphic,
and his articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer,
and hundreds of other publications. He’s currently reviewing digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper
When About.com recently named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, occupying the number one and two slots were Busch’s Digital Photography All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies,
and Mastering Digital Photography.
His 80 other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like The Nikon D70 Digital Field Guide, The Official Hewlett-Packard Scanner Handbook,
and Digital Photography For Dummies Quick Reference.
Busch earned top category honors in the Computer Press Awards the first two years they were given (for Sorry About the Explosion
and Secrets of MacPaint, MacWrite, and MacDraw
), and later served as Master of Ceremonies for the awards.