Teach Yourself Digital Photography in 14 Days

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Hayden Books, 1997 - Photography - 382 pages
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Are you interested in learning the basic techniques of digital photography and optimizing it to its fullest potential? Do you want expert advice on how to effectively use it for web sites, brochures, advertising, annual reports, or just general marketing purposes? In just two short weeks, you ll master the art, craft, and technology of digital photography. With real-world tutorials and detailed instructions, this task-oriented, how-to guide will take you on an in-depth, step-by-step journey through all the uses of digital photography. You ll learn how to use the camera and manipulate what the camera sees, discover how to use the computer as a photographic tool with Adobe Photoshop, and explore expert tips and tricks for achieing spectacular results. With this easy-to-understand, visually stimulating guide, you ll have all the information you need to get up and running with efficiency. -Get up-to-speed quickly and easily with the most essential aspects of digital photography -Successfully use Photoshop for image manipulation -Learn helpful techniques for getting your pictures from the camera to the computer--with ease -Explore Web applications and practical image manipulations -Discover how to communicate visually with your pictures--from creating a mood to telling a story -Control your environment using backdrops, props, and special tricks for enhancing food and other products -Find out how to place your digital images into other software applications -Effectivley use your pictures on the WebTakes a visually-stimulating look at this explosive fieldTeaches the essentials of digital photography in the popular Teach Yourself formatExplores real-world applications used by industryexperts and their tips, tricks, and techniques

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Goal of a Photograph
3
The Digital Camera
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Copyright

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Carla Rose, a photographer, artist, and award-winning writer, is the author of more than 20 computer books, including "Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop in 24 Hours" and "Sams Teach Yourself Digital Photography and Photoshop Elements All in One," Jennifer Fulton, iVillage's former "Computer Coach," is an experienced computer consultant and trainer with over 20 years in the business. Jennifer is also the best-selling author of more than 100 computer books written for both the education and retail markets, including Sams Teach Yourself PaintShop Pro 8 in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Windows ME in 10 Minutes, How to Use Microsoft Publisher 2000, How to Use Microsoft Office XP, Easy Outlook 2000, Sams Teach Yourself Excel 2000 in Ten Minutes, Office 2000 Cheat Sheet, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Upgrading and Repairing Your PC.

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