David Pogue's Digital Photography

David Pogue's Digital Photography

The Missing Manual

Book - 2009 | 1st ed.
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If you're ready to jump into digital photography or would like to increase the skills you already have, David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual is just what you need. Bestselling author David Pogue provides a no-nonsense guide to the entire process, including how to: buy and use a digital camera; get the same photographic effects as the pros; manage the results on your Mac or PC; edit photos; and, finally, share the results with your adoring fans -- on paper, online, or on mugs, jigsaw puzzles, and blankets.



After reviewing hundreds of digital cameras and photo services in his weekly New York Times column, David Pogue knows digital photography. With this new Missing Manual you will:





Get expert advice on how to choose a digital camera, including information on the only specs that matter. (Hint: it's not about megapixels). Learn the basics of lighting, composition, and shooting lots of photos Understand how to choose the best camera settings for 20 different scenarios Unravel the problems of correcting images and storing them Learn David's tips and tricks for sharing and printing images Get a special troubleshooting section you can turn to when things go wrong



David Pogue's witty, authoritative voice has demystified the Mac, Windows, iPods and iPhones for millions of readers. Now, he offers step-by-step instructions and plenty of friendly advice to help you join in the fun and get real satisfaction from digital photography.
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly Media, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780596154035
0596154038
Branch Call Number: 775 POGUE
Characteristics: x, 294 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: Digital photography

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Jun 26, 2015

David Pogue’s Digital Photography: The Missing Manual. --- by --- David Pogue.
My copy of this book was copyrighted 2009 but it was very useful nonetheless. And what a useful book it is! And apparently it’s only one of a whole series of “Missing Manuals” published by Pogue Press. Apple Script; Photoshop C4; eBay are just a few examples.
“Digital Photography” really is “the book that should have been in the box”. It is practically oriented when it comes to the capabilities of your camera. Shutter lag; forced flash; slow-synchro flash. When and how to use burst mode. Exposures and bracketing. Shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Depth of field.
Composition is touched upon; so is taking pictures under different conditions. There’s even a section on dealing with you photographs in the computer.
A very, very helpful book. And to think, I stumbled upon it by chance.

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