Digital Photography For Dummies

Author: Julie Adair King
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471775339
Release Date: 2005-10-10
Genre: Photography

Isn’t that digital camera so cool? There must be a hundred things it will do that you haven’t really figured out yet, right? For that matter, just getting the hang of all the features you DO know about may be keeping you busy. With your digital camera, you can See immediately whether you got the shot you wanted Take dozens of photos to be sure you get what you want, and just delete the ones you don’t like Edit and enhance your pictures on your computer E-mail images to friends, post them on the Web, make prints, or create photo gifts The more you know about your digital camera and about digital photography, the more you’ll enjoy taking pictures and the better your pictures will be. Of course, the best way to see examples of good photographic techniques is in full color, and Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition gives you exactly that — plenty of beautiful, colorful photos that show you what you can accomplish and start the ideas popping. With a digital camera, a computer, and some photo-editing software, you can explore unlimited creative opportunities. You don’t have to be a computer whiz or a professional photographer, either. Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition helps you get the hang of Choosing the right camera, software, and accessories for what you want to do Editing your images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0 Using your camera’s settings, composing great pictures, managing exposure and lighting, and working with automatic modes Getting your images out of the camera and onto your computer, organizing them, and sharing them online or in print Doing cool things with your pictures, like sharpening focus, covering flaws, adding people from other photos, and jazzing up your images with special effects Written by Julie Adair King, a photographer who has penned several other books on the subject, colorful Digital Photography For Dummies, 5th Edition can help you take better digital photos, do more with them, and have a lot more fun with your camera. You’ll get the picture!

Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies

Author: David D. Busch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118951293
Release Date: 2014-10-13
Genre: PHOTOGRAPHY

Provides information on using digital SLR cameras, covering such topics as memory cards, choosing exposure, lenses, sharing photographs online, using the flash, composing a photograph, and image editing.

Schizophrenia For Dummies

Author: Jerome Levine
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470444870
Release Date: 2008-11-24
Genre: Medical

Practical tools for leading a happy, productive life Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling mental disorder that afflicts one percent of the population, an estimated 2.5 million people in America alone. The firsthand advice in this reassuring guide will empower the families and caregivers of schizophrenia patients to take charge, offering expert advice on identifying the warning signs, choosing the right health professional, understanding currently available drugs and those on the horizon (as well as their side effects), and evaluating traditional and alternative therapies.

GIS For Dummies

Author: Michael N. DeMers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470521502
Release Date: 2009-03-25
Genre: Science

GIS (geographic information system) is a totally cool technology that has been called “geography on steroids.” GIS is what lets you see the schools in your neighborhood or tells you where the nearest McDonald’s is. GIS For Dummies tells you all about mapping terminology and digital mapping, how to locate geographic features and analyze patterns such as streets and waterways, and how to generate travel directions, customer location lists, and much more with GIS. Whether you’re in charge of creating GIS applications for your business or you simply love maps, you’ll find GIS For Dummies is packed with information. For example, you can: Learn all the hardware and software necessary to collect, analyze, and manipulate GIS data Explore the difference between 2D and 3D maps, create a map, or manage multiple maps Analyze patterns that appear in maps and interpret the results Measure distance in absolute, comparative, and functional ways Recognize how spatial factors relate to geographic data Discover how GIS is used in business, the military, city planning, emergency services, land management, and more Find out how GIS can help you find out where flooding may occur Determine what your organization needs, do appropriate analyses, and actually plan and design a GIS system You’ll find dozens of applications for GIS queries and analyses, and even learn to create animated GIS output. Whether your goal is to implement a GIS or just have fun, GIS For Dummies will get you there! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Triathlon Training For Dummies

Author: Deirdre Pitney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470453032
Release Date: 2008-11-24
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Shaping up for a triathlon is serious business. Triathlon Training For Dummies is packed with insider tips and proven methods for training for a triathlon and pumping yourself into the best possible shape by race day. It helps you find the motivation you need to stick to your program, eat better to maximize your energy, and prevent injures both before and during the race. This authoritative guide helps you evaluate your cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility, and to set manageable realistic training goals. You’ll learn how to establish a workout schedule, choose a target finish time get the right, affordable equipment you’ll need for each leg of the race, and maximize your fitness and form for swimming, biking, and running. You’ll also get plenty of help in putting it all together as you focus your training, add dual workouts, become a quick-change artist, and save time during transitions. Discover how to: Choose an event to train for based on your fitness level Get into your best possible shape Select the right equipment and sportswear Train for an Olympic, Sprint, or Ironman triathlon Fuel your body and prevent injuries Prepare for training sessions Maintain energy and recover quickly Set training schedules for every triathlon event Treat common training and racing injuries Live like an athlete Triathlon Training For Dummies comes complete with resources for finding triathlons near you, lists of items to bring along on race day, and tips on registration formalities and racing etiquette.

Wedding Etiquette For Dummies

Author: Sue Fox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470502082
Release Date: 2009-12-02
Genre: Reference

Presents guidelines and advice for planning and implementing a proper and efficient wedding, focusing on practical logistics and tricky situations including ceremony protocol, reception mangement, and financial responsibilities.

Google Sites and Chrome For Dummies

Author: Ryan Teeter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470470011
Release Date: 2009-02-18
Genre: Computers

Curious about Google Sites and how team collaboration Web sites can help you share documents online from various locations? Curious about Google’s new Chrome browser? Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies has what you want to know! Today, Google is so much more than another word for “search.” Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies shows you how to create great collaborative Web sites with Google Sites and surf the Web with the super-fast Google Chrome browser. Find out how they work with other Google Apps, too. You’ll learn to: Take advantage of free hosting, free tools, and a simple, straightforward interface with Google Sites Set up a Google account or Google Apps account Create wiki sites that let coworkers collaborate on projects or keep family members up to date Use Google gadgets to keep track of projects, manage calendars and documents, or display photos Integrate documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other Google Apps into your site Work with Contact List, Google Talk, and Google Chat, and handle e-mail with Gmail Download and install the speedy Google Chrome browser Install browser plug-ins, enable offline access to Google Docs, and manage misbehaving tabs You’ll even find instructions and examples to help you plan sites for personal and business use, plus a sample college course site. With advice from Google Sites & Chrome For Dummies, you can make collaboration easy and have the high-speed Web at your fingertips.

Organic Gardening For Dummies

Author: Ann Whitman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470430675
Release Date: 2009-03-09
Genre: Gardening

Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition shows readers the way to ensure a healthy harvest from their environmentally friendly garden. It covers information on the newest and safest natural fertilizers and pest control methods, composting, cultivation without chemicals, and how to battle plant diseases. It also has information on updated equipment and resources. It helps readers plant organically year-round, using herbs, fruits, vegetables, lawn care, trees and shrubs, and flowers. The tips and techniques included in Organic Gardening For Dummies, 2nd Edition are intended to reduce a garden's impact on both the environment and the wallet.

Biomechanics For Dummies

Author: Steve McCaw
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118674765
Release Date: 2014-02-21
Genre: Science

A thorough explanation of the tenets of biomechanics At once a basic and applied science, biomechanics focuses on the mechanical cause-effect relationships that determine the motions of living organisms. Biomechanics for Dummies examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds. It clarifies a vital topic for students of biomechanics who work in a variety of fields, including biological sciences, exercise and sports science, health sciences, ergonomics and human factors, and engineering and applied science. Following the path of a traditional introductory course, Biomechanics for Dummies covers the terminology and fundamentals of biomechanics, bone, joint, and muscle composition and function, motion analysis and control, kinematics and kinetics, fluid mechanics, stress and strain, applications of biomechanics, and black and white medical illustrations. Offers insights and expertise in biomechanics to provide an easy-to-follow, jargon-free guide to the subject Provides students who major in kinesiology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physical education, nutritional science, and many other subjects with a basic knowledge of biomechanics Students and self-motivated learners interested in biological, applied, exercise, sports, and health sciences should not be without this accessible guide to the fundamentals.

Credit Repair Kit For Dummies

Author: Steve Bucci
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118821572
Release Date: 2014-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Manage and repair your credit Credit card debt is the third largest source of household indebtedness. Credit Repair Kit For Dummies gives you the tools you need to repair your credit. This new edition covers: major changes with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) inquiry into overdraft practices and their effect on consumers; dealing with the effect of tightened credit markets on those with good, marginal, or bad credit; best ways to recover from mortgage related score hits or minimize damage after walking away from a home; updated Vantage Score information; updated coverage on reporting programs like FICO Score watch, etc.; what makes a good FICO score today; a new section on significant others (boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse) and credit/debt sharing; Debt Relief Act in a mortgage meltdown situation; the latest tips and advice on dealing with identity theft and annoying collection calls; and more. Online you'll find sample credit reports, forms, templates, and other helpful tools to help whip your credit into shape. Updated credit score examples with new ranges New information about IRS exceptions to the Mortgage Forgiveness Advice and tips about adding information to a credit report, and beefing-up thin credit Useful, downloadable, forms and tools on Dummies.com If you have mediocre credit and want or need to better manage it in order to get a job, reduce insurance costs, qualify for banking products, and more, Credit Repair Kit For Dummies has it covered.

Cancer Nutrition and Recipes For Dummies

Author: Christina T. Loguidice
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118592069
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Fight cancer from the inside out Cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiationcan be as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailednutritional advice is usually not part of the program. Yet eatingthe right foods can actually help lessen the strength of some ofthe most powerful symptoms of cancer and the side effects oftreatment, allowing the patient to better fight the disease. Now,Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies is your trusted,informative guide to fighting cancer from the inside out. Designed for cancer patients and their families, CancerNutrition & Recipes For Dummies focuses on foods besttolerated during—and that can ease side effectsof—cancer treatment. It also offers advice for menu planning,nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges, and much more. Serves as a guide for cancer nutrition before, during, andafter treatment Gives you a wealth of easy, immediate steps to speed up thehealing process through diet Offers advice on treatment as well as solutions to common sideeffects like dehydration, fatigue, and nausea Enables cancer patients to put their strongest foot forwardwhen starting treatment Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies targets thosedealing with cancer and the loved ones who take care of them,aiding both parties in alleviating some of the side effects of thecancer treatment through change in diet.

Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118612149
Release Date: 2013-10-17
Genre: Computers

Get started creating Android apps with Java in no time! The demand for Android apps is not slowing down but many mobile developers who want to create Android apps lack the necessary Java background. This beginner guide gets you up and running with using Java to create Android apps with no prior knowledge or experienced necessary! Shows you the basic Java development concepts and techniques that are necessary to develop Android apps Explores what goes into creating an Android app to give you a better understanding of the various elements Addresses how to deal with standard programming challenges and debugging Beginning Android Programming with Java For Dummies puts you well on your way toward creating Android apps quickly with Java.

Operations Management For Dummies

Author: Mary Ann Anderson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118551073
Release Date: 2013-07-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Score your highest in Operations Management Operations management is an important skill for current and aspiring business leaders to develop and master. It deals with the design and management of products, processes, services, and supply chains. Operations management is a growing field and a required course for most undergraduate business majors and MBA candidates. Now, Operations Management For Dummies serves as an extremely resourceful aid for this difficult subject. Tracks to a typical course in operations management or operations strategy, and covers topics such as evaluating and measuring existing systems' performance and efficiency, materials management and product development, using tools like Six Sigma and Lean production, designing new, improved processes, and defining, planning, and controlling costs of projects. Clearly organizes and explains complex topics Serves as an supplement to your Operations Management textbooks Helps you score your highest in your Operations Management course Whether your aim is to earn an undergraduate degree in business or an MBA, Operations Management For Dummies is indispensable supplemental reading for your operations management course.

Bartending For Dummies

Author: Ray Foley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118807415
Release Date: 2014-01-13
Genre: Cooking

Make and serve drinks like a pro This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 5th Edition also provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to know how to serve cocktails professionally, for themselves, or for their guests. Detailed information on how to properly stock a bar with the latest and greatest glassware and tools Expanded coverage on making exotic frozen/blended specialties and specialty coffees Experimenting with the new flavor/buzz in Bourbons and Scotches: honey The latest flavored rums, gins, ryes, and of course vodkas (buttered, waffle, sherbet, and marshmallow flavored are just a few new editions) New coverage devoted to craft distillers Fun, new ways to garnish drinks (even flaming options), rim, and serve drinks like a master mixologist Tips on creating unique punches and even non-alcoholic drinks The latest tips and advice on curing hangovers and hiccups If you're interested in crafting traditional or modern cocktails, Bartending For Dummies has you covered.