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 canSee immediately whether you got the shot you wantedTake dozens of photos to be sure you ...Read MoreIsn'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 canSee immediately whether you got the shot you wantedTake dozens of photos to be sure you get what you want, and just delete the ones you don't likeEdit and enhance your pictures on your computerE-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 ofChoosing the right camera, software, and accessories for what you want to doEditing your images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0Using your camera's settings, composing great pictures, managing exposure and lighting, and working with automatic modesGetting your images out of the camera and onto your computer, organizing them, and sharing them online or in printDoing 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!Read Less
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This book has a great layout when discussing the use of computers (PCs and Macs) after you take the photos on your digital camera. The initial chapters are just chock full of the technical details and nuances needed to properly use your camera and take great photos. I found this book to be a good resource when dipping into the more "general" books by Hinton. Recommend Julie Adair King highly!
Jul 11, 2011
good book for beginners like me
good book for beginners, maybe to simple for advanced photographers
Jan 24, 2008
This book is easy to understand and a wealth of information. The included CD adds even more to the user friendliness of the deal. My husband and I highly recommend this book whether you are new to photography or an old pro. You're never too old to learn.
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