Author: Tom Ang
Release Date: 2011-05-02
In the fast-changing world of digital photography, no other publisher/author partnership has been as successful at keeping up with current trends and developments as DK and Tom Ang. DK's richly illustrative design and Tom's clear writing and direction blend together to produce a strong combination of practical instruction with visual inspiration. Digital Photography Essentials provides just that combination for those wishing to develop and consolidate their skills-both technical and creative-whatever their level of expertise. It covers the basics of photography, different ways to approach a subject, how to develop projects, and image manipulation. In addition, Tom advises on printing techniques and shows you ways in which you can share your pictures with a wider audience via the internet. Throughout the book there are troubleshooting tips, image comparisons and analyzes to help you understand what makes a picture work, and inspiring assignments to follow. There is also a useful buyer's guide to cameras, lenses, and accessories. With its fresh, contemporary design, beautiful images, and jargon-free yet highly practical text, the book is a totally new, up-to-the-minute guide to digital photography.
Need to know which digital camera to buy? Want to take better photographs and retouch images? Ready to achieve professional results? This updated edition of The Digital Photography Handbook will allow you to make the most of all the advantages your camera has to offer - as well as guiding you through the latest software to enhance your images, and get professional results with every shot. This book includes expert advice on the art of photography (composition, depth of field and how to photograph a variety of subjects), editing and image manipulation software, how to print your images for the best results, developing a portfolio and mastering the rules of copyright. Doug Harman includes the very latest developments in digital technology, equipping you with everything you need to become a photographer. Contents include: Types of camera, Computers and software, Memory, Pixels and magnification, Saving images, Exposure, Composition, Light, Camera modes, Special effects, Manipulating images, Photo apps, Retouching old photos, Printing digital images, Selecting printers and paper, Archiving and the cloud, Making money from your images, Copyright rules and more.
What could top the #1 best-selling photography book of all time? We’re talking about the award-winning, worldwide smash hit, written by Scott Kelby, that’s been translated into dozens of different languages, because it’s the one book that really shows you how to take professional-quality shots using the same tricks today’s top digital pros use. Well, what if you took that book, created four more just like it but with even more tips, plucked out only the best tips from all five of THOSE books, updated the images, referenced all-new gear, and added a completely new chapter on how to make the transition from shooting photos with your phone to making photographs with your new DSLR? In The Best of The Digital Photography Book, you’ll find all of Scott’s favorite tips and techniques curated and updated from The Digital Photography Book, Parts 1-5, along with a brand new chapter on transitioning from your phone to a full-fledged DSLR. You’ll find everything that made the first five titles a success: Scott answering questions, giving out advice, and sharing the secrets he’s learned just like he would with a friend–without all the technical explanations and techie photo speak. This book will help you shoot dramatically better-looking, sharper, more colorful, more professional-looking photos every time.
Digital photography is revolutionizing home photography for both beginners and accomplished photographers alike. Written simply and effectively without the use of complicated terminology, Digital Photography Step by Step covers everything you ever wanted to know about the subject.
Author: Tom Ang
Release Date: 2009-12-21
"Once an image is in digital form, what you can do with it is practically endless." Tom Ang Make sure you're picture perfect with this concise and easy-to-use guide to digital photography from expert photographer and bestselling author Tom Ang. Now available in ebook(PDF) format. Understand what to look for when buying cameras, software, or accessories. Follow the essentials of good picture-taking and get expert tips on how to make the most of your digital images from covering the basics to image manipulation and special effects. Plus, "quick fix" pages on how to solve common problems mean your camera can learn to lie. Get clicking and get outstanding results every time. Updates to this edition Ch. 1 Buyers' Guide (was Total Photography) A guide to cameras and accessories. All new products. Spreads newly presented as "Buyers' Guides", to help the reader decide which products are most suited to their needs. Ch. 2 Photo Techniques (was Photography for the Digital Age) Skills, trade secrets, and techniques of digital photography. Updated text, some new photographs. Ch. 3 A Compendium of Ideas (New, not in previous 2 editions) 36 pages of projects, concepts, subject areas, approaches, and ideas. All new text and photographs, taken from Digital Photographer's Handbook 4th edition. Ch. 4 All About Image Manipulation Filters, image effects, distortion, color control, and manipulation. Some minor reorganization of information, text updated. New text, images and layouts for Filter Effects, pp. 170-177. New spread on High Dynamic Range. Ch. 6 The Output Adventure Proofing and printing, uploading images to the web. Text updated. New spread on Creating a Website.
Author: Frederic H. Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2005-02-18
Digital photography is sweeping the country, and it’s easy to see why. You can take pictures of anything, do it quickly, see instantly what you got (or didn’t get), save only the stuff you like, and share your pictures as prints, on the Web, as a slideshow, or even on things like mugs and mousepads. A digital camera and the appropriate software let you Take wide-angle or closeup shots, indoors or out Know immediately whether you got what you wanted Delete shots you don’t like and retake them Improve your images on your computer Combine images into a montage Customize your pictures by adding special visual effects Digital photography is fun, but whether you’re an old hand at taking digital pictures or still picking out your first camera, there are plenty of times when you know what you want to do and just want to figure out how to do it, right now. That’s exactly what Digital Photography Just the Steps For Dummies helps you do. It’s designed so you can quickly find the task you want to perform and follow step-by-step instructions to get the job done, right now. Loaded with full-color photos to show you what you can do, Digital Photography Just the Steps For Dummies helps you Choose the camera, lenses, and flash equipment that are best for the type of photography you want to do Compose good pictures regardless of your subject Scan and digitize existing photos so you can enhance or repair them Change the size or format of an image Adjust color, brightness, contrast, sharpness, and other attributes of a digital image Repair tears, creases, or scratches in a scanned photo, remove red-eye, and restore a faded image Use layers to alter an image, add text, or change the background Photograph items you want to sell online to show them at their best Sort and organize photos on your computer Print picture albums, make photo T-shirts, create a slideshow, or burn a video CD When you’re looking for a clear set of instructions so you can get results right away, you want a Just the Steps For Dummies book. With Digital Photography Just the Steps For Dummies, you’ll find everything quickly comes into focus!
In contrast to the jargon-filled manuals that come with most digital cameras, The Beginner's Photography Guide presents step-by-step digital slr camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques that will inspire the novice digital photographer. Grouped together by themes-color, composition, natural light, framing, and more-each camera technique is broken down into an easy-to-follow step-by-step sequence, and features annotated photographs and suggestions on getting the best from digital slr cameras and taking eye-catching photos.
Author: Tom Ang
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Join Tom Ang's masterclass for a one-on-one guide to every aspect of digital photography. You'll improve your skills, develop your eye and learn to take control of your camera in Digital Photography Masterclass. Learn to be a better photographer; find out how to imagine the results you want before achieving them. Discover how to master the complexities of lighting, composition and timing. Enhance your pictures with image manipulation, then start to specialise in what interests you; from sport to portrait, following Tom's tips on taking genre photos.
Author: Gavin Hoole
Publisher: New Holland Pub Limited
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Digital has revolutionized photography by allowing photographers to control every step of the process—and this guide explains all the basics in terms that anyone can understand. It delves into the nuts and bolts of storage, organization, manipulation, and sharing of digital images, as well as choosing the right camera. Detailed step-by-step tutorials with screen shots show newcomers how to make the most of all their camera’s features and take creative pictures they’ll be proud to print, mail, and export.
Author: Tom Ang
Release Date: 2016-07-05
Tom Ang's Digital Photographer's Handbook, 6th Edition is your ultimate guide to learning how to capture, enhance, and transform your photographs. This best-selling manual outlines key core techniques that every photographer needs to learn, building toward a series of projects you can use to practice and refine your skills so you can show off your images with confidence-every time. Whether you need guidance on how to use a flash or want to remove backgrounds from your image, "quick fix" troubleshooting tips assist you with frequently encountered issues. A buying guide reveals capabilities and limitations of all types of cameras, from phones to DSLRs, so that you can be sure you are getting the most out of your technology all the way through to the printing stage. DK's richly illustrative design and Ang's clear writing and direction blend together in this sixth edition of the best-selling Digital Photographer's Handbook to make stunning results achievable, whether you are a novice or a seasoned professional.