Complete Digital Photography, Fourth Edition (Graphics Series)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:6/26/2007 - Charles River Media
By: Ben Long
Complete Digital Photography has become a classic book for helping traditional photographers move to digital! It's also the book of choice for many new digital photographers who want to learn how to take great digital photos. Now in its 4th edition, it's better than ever. Thanks to the availability of new technologies and digital cameras at all ends of the price spectrum, today's digital photographers can produce amazing, high-quality photos rivaling the best from the film world. For those who have shifted from traditional to digital photography and need to know what's different about shooting digital, this is also the book for them. The fourth edition of this bestseller has been fine-tuned and updated to provide the most current information available. Covering everything from the inner workings of the camera to the subtle intricacies of image editing software, the book is divided into four sections. The first section provides the basic technical foundation needed throughout the rest of the book. It details the basics of how digital cameras work and provides a quick photography primer. The second part explores everything needed to make an informed decision about which camera, computer, and software to choose. Section three has been thoroughly updated and expanded to cover the nitty gritty of shooting, including metering, choosing the right exposure, using histograms, flash photography, and much more. And the final section, teaches the latest digital editing and correction techniques, including new coverage of workflow and raw conversion. This is the one digital resource all levels of photographers need: for those new to photography, all of the traditional theory is covered along with the latest digital tools and techniques, and for the experienced film photographers, they'll see how to translate their knowledge into the digital realm.