Digital SLR Photography in easy steps, 2nd edition


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Choose the right SLR camera for you, then master the secrets of professional photography and use your digital SLR to maximum creative effect

216 pages
By: Nick Vandome
Publication Date: May 18, 2011
ISBN: 9781840784374

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With so much choice in digital SLR cameras, with varying levels of functionality and capabilities, choosing the right one for you is a skill in itself. This popular title now covers everything from key features to look for when buying your SLR camera to using these features creatively, to take unique shots. Even, reveals clever photography tips to turn you into a Pro!

Digital SLR Photography in easy steps begins by demystifying digital cameras and explaining their functions and capabilities. It then guides you in buying the right camera for your purpose. It’ll take you through each key function of a digital SLR camera, step-by-step, in digestible chunks.

Covering areas such as exposure, shutter speed, aperture, lighting and focusing, the book shows how you can harness this technical knowledge with a digital SLR to produce images of which you’ll be proud. In addition, areas such as landscapes, architecture and people are looked at so that you can use your digital SLR to maximum creative effect.

But Digital SLR Photography in easy steps is much more than a guide to the functions and use of digital SLR cameras. One of its main purposes is to show you how to use these powerful and flexible cameras to improve your creative skills, so that you see yourself more as a photographer rather than someone who just takes snaps.

This second edition includes two new chapters – Inspiring Photography Techniques and Clever Editing for perfect pictures.

Use this guide to master the secrets of professional photography!


About the author

Nick Vandome is an IT writer and trainer who specialises in digital imaging and web authoring subjects. In addition to his writing, he also works designing websites and runs training courses. Before he started working with computers he wrote books about working and travelling abroad.

  1. Around a Digital SLR
  2. Functionality of a D-SLR
  3. Workflow
  4. Camera Techniques
  5. Lighting Issues
  6. Exposure and Metering
  7. People and Portraits
  8. Artistic Architecture
  9. Capture Landscapes
  10. Using Motion Creatively
  11. Effective Composition
  12. Unusual Conditions
  13. Inspiring Techniques
  14. Editing Techniques