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Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 1
Why Film?
Why Digital?
All Cameras Are Alike . .
How a Film Camera Works
Film
No Film Is Color Film
Digital Cameras Are Similar to Film but Different
Image Sensors
ADC and Your Digital Camera’s Bit Depth
What Happens to All Those Data Bits?
A Computer in Your Camera
Summary
Assessing Your Photographic Personality
Recognizing the Different Types of Cameras
Point-and-Shoot
Intermediate Consumer
Advanced Amateur
Prosumer
Semiprofessional
Professional
Supercheap, Hybrid, Novelty, and Oddball Digital Cameras
A Perfect Fit
How Many Megapixels Do I Need?
“Killer App” Features
Where and How to Buy Your Digital Camera
Paying for Your Digital Camera
Check That Warranty
Taking Your First Shot
Prepping Your Camera
Turning on Your Camera
Quick Setup
Taking a Shot
Pressing the Shutter Button
Reviewing Your Pictures
A Profusion of Controls
Menus on LCD Viewfinder
Control Panel
Analog Controls
Sensors, Status Lights, and Ports
Sensor Windows
Status Lights
Ports
Lens Shade
LCD Viewfinder Hood
Key Drives
Printers and Consumables
Camera Bags
Auxiliary Lenses
Filters
External Storage Devices and Viewers
Remote Controls
Tripods, Monopods, and Minipods
JPEG
TIFF
Getting Your Photo from a RAW File
Other Imaging File Formats
Learning from the EXIF Metadata of a Single Photograph
EXIF Isn’t the Only Game in Town
Working with Shutter Speeds and f-stops
f-stops and Depth of Field
Shutter Speeds
Shutter Speeds and f-Stops: a Balancing Act
Determining the Correct Exposure
Locking Down Good Exposure Readings
Using Your Camera’s Exposure Controls
Finessing Exposure
Program Modes
Other Autofocus Modes
Program Focus
Manual Focus
AF Assist
The Different Colors of Light
What Is White Balance and How Does It Work?
Changing Your White Balance Settings
Auto White Balance
White Balance Presets
Manual White Balance
Selecting Specific Color Temperatures
Using Your Camera’s Other Color Controls
The Indefinable Essence of Color
Color Modes to Change Your Mood
Learning to Read Available Light
Different Qualities of Available Light
The Color of Light: An Emotional Tool
Reading Histograms
Exposure Controls
Don’t Light It, Reflect It
Your Digital Camera’s Built-In Flash
Choosing the Right Setting for Your Flash
Flash Intensity Mode
Using Auxiliary Strobes
TTL Strobes
Slaves
Professional Studio Lights
Can My Digital Camera Replace My Camcorder?
How Your Digital Camera Differs from Your Camcorder
Optional Accessories That Will Improve Your Videos
SPARE BATTERY BECAUSE YOU WON’T WANT TO STOP SHOOTING
USB 2.0 CARD READER FOR TRANSFERRING VIDEO TO YOUR CAMERA
Before You Start Shooting Your Video
Shooting Videos
Tips for Capturing Good Video
Recording and Playing Audio
Using Your Camera as a Voice Recorder
Recording Your Notes about Your Photos
Music from Your Digital Camera
Shooting on the Fly
Making the Shoot Last Longer
Keeping Your Camera Steady
Exposure
How to Protect and Clean Your Camera
In-Camera File Management
What Makes a Great Photo?
The Basics of Good Photography
Going beyond the Basics
Photographing People
Portraits
Parties and Group Photos
Sports
Landscapes and Landmarks
Capturing Great Memories
Photographing Kids
Vacation Photography
Eye-Catching Singles Portraits
Using Your Personal Photos in Fun Projects
Producing Your Photo Projects
Throw a Digital Party
Cameras That Are All Business
Shooting for Business
Getting the Right Business Photo
Photographing Meetings
Executive Portraits
Specialty Applications
Using Your Business Photos
Sizing Your Photos Correctly
Photographic Matchmaking
Placing Photos in Your Documents
More Than a Capture Device
Using Your Camera as a Presentation Device
A Document Copier
Audio Recorder
Size Matters
Measuring the Size of Your Photo
The Right-Sized Pictures for Email and the Web
Resize or Shoot Small?
Using Software to Resize Photos
Optimizing for the Web
Taking Pictures for Web Sales or Promotions
Tips from eBay Experts
Creating Animations from Still Photos
Selecting a Camphone and Wireless Service
What to Look for in a Camphone
Choosing Your Service Provider
Shooting with Your Camphone
Sharing Your Phone’s Photos
Photo messaging
Web photo sharing
Photo Messaging
Emailing Your Photos from Your Camphone
Web Photo Sharing
Wireless Transmission
Printing from Your Camphone
Different Types of Transfers
Connecting Your Camera Directly to Your Computer
FireWire
Camera Docks
Memory Card Drives
transfer your pictures to your computer
How to Transfer Your Pictures to Your Computer
Wireless
Playing with Pictures
Photo correction
Photo Correction
Image Alteration
Collaging
Painting and Drawing
Image Preparation
Choosing the Right Photo-Editing Software
Photoshop
Other High-Powered Photo-Editing Programs
ProsumerImagingPrograms
Consumer-Level Photo-Editing Programs
Basic Photo Editors
Big Screen Photo Shows
Connecting Your Digital Camera to Your TV
Beyond the Basic TV Slideshow
Creating and Sharing Slideshows
Sharing Photos via the Internet
The Pros and Cons of Emailing Photos
Photo-Sharing Sites
The Future of Photo Sharing
Printers: A Multitude of Models
Silver Halide
Inkjet
Laser
Thermal Dye Transfer
Phase Change
What Is the Right Printer for You?
Evaluating Printers
Types of Inkjets
Laser Printers
Laser versus Phase Change Printers
Snapshot Printers
Direct Connect and Memory Card Printers
From Camera to Printer: A Language Issue
The Correct Size Photo for Your Print
Color Management: The Art of Controlling Print Colors
Printing Software That Makes the Task Easier
up your digital photos
The One Program You Must Have
Organizing Your Photos
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Metadata, Captions, Properties, and Other Nonvisual Data
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Guide to digital photography 2010

Guide to digital photography 2010

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Guide to digital photography
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Published by: dexterfaraochelari on Apr 14, 2013
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