Stop taking snapshots and start taking photographs! "Mastering Digital Photography" gives you the tips and techniques you need to take professional-quality photographs with your digital camera. Written for photographers, by a photographer, it examines the special capabilities and needs of computer imaging, concentrating on creative techniques that allow you to capture the ideal image digitally. Go in-depth as you examine techniques that apply to specific types of photographyfrom tips for capturing the perfect action shot to the ideal lens zoom selection for stunning nature photos.
Explore the world of photography with digital technology
Learn digital techniques from a professional photographer
Produce more professional-looking images
Understand similarities/differences between digital and film cameras
Handsome four-color book with brilliant images throughout
This isn't a digital camera book. It's a book about digital photography
: how to take great pictures and make great images using imaging technology, while taking into account the special needs of digital cameras. Whether you're a snap-shooting tyro or an experienced photographer moving into the digital realm, you'll find the knowledge you need here. Every word in this book was written from the viewpoint of the serious photographer.
This isn't just a photography book, either. It's a digital photography book. The focus is on the special capabilities and needs of computer imaging. You'll learn how to take close-up photographs with cameras that have optical viewfinders, and techniques for producing professional-looking portraits with cameras that aren't designed to work with multiple light sources. No fast shutter speeds? No problem! You'll learn a professional sports photographer's secret for stopping action with any camera. It's time you stopped taking snapshots and started taking photographs!