A Complete Guide to Digital Photography
Whether you are an enthusiastic amateur photographer, or looking to buy your first digital camera, this instructive, easy-to-use guide has all the information you'll need to take captivating and inspiring pictures. Discover the right camera for your needs with a jargon-free breakdown of megapixels, flashes, zoom and maintenance, and get to grips with the basics of good photography, from posture and composition to finding the right light balance. A whole host of different photographic styles and subjects are made easy, including time-lapse photography, portraiture, wedding shots, macro close-ups, and breathtaking landscapes. In addition, step-by-step instructions show you how to use a range of digital imaging software to bring the best out of your photographs and create your own digital darkroom. Discover technical fixes like how to retouch blemishes and adjust colour balance, and have fun with your photos by creating fantasy shots or stitching together a panorama. Every easy-to-follow chapter is packed with practical assignments to test and hone your skills, plus interviews with high profile photographers reveal professional tricks of the trade. Informative and readable, this is the only digital photography reference you'll ever need.
Ian Farrell writes for a number of leading publications including British Journal of Photography, DSLR Photography and Digital Photography. He is the author of the bestselling book Digital Photography Beyond the Camera.