Arts & Photography
Unlock all the secrets of the powerful new Nikon D3100 DSLR camera
Author Julie King knows how to teach newbies, and in this handy guide she?ll help you get the very most out of the powerful new Nikon D3100. Say you?re already an experienced photographer? The helpful tips and tricks in this friendly book will get you quickly up to speed on the D3100?s new 14-megapixel sensor, continous video/live focus, full HD video, expanded autofocus, and more. ... Read More
Learn all about the Nikon D7000?the fun and friendly For Dummies way!
Whether you?re a digital camera beginner or an experienced photographer, this is the book you need to get the most out of the Nikon D7000, the update to Nikon?s popular D90 model. The helpful tips and tricks in this fun and easy guide will get you quickly up to speed on the D7000?s 16-megapixel sensor, 1080 HD video capabilities, eight-frames-per-second burst, improved ISO, and much ... Read More
A must-have, full-color guide to the Nikon D7100
The Nikon D7100 is an ideal camera for beginning photographers who may lack structured photography training but are still eager and determined to take great photos. And that?s where this fun-and-friendly guide comes in handy! Packed with more than 300 full-color photos, this introductory guide begins by helping you get a feel for the camera, get comfortable shooting in auto mode, managing playback options ... Read More
Invaluable photography advice for D5200 beginners
The Nikon D5200 is one of Nikon's most advanced cameras offered in the entry-level line of dSLRs. This book goes beyond the user's manual to deliver a helpful introduction to the basic photo skills needed in order to get great shots from the D5200. Assuming no prior dSLR knowledge, veteran author Julie Adair King offers you a tour of the camera body with this full-color book as she presents you with ... Read More
A full-color beginner guide to the basics of the Nikon D600
The Nikon D600 is a professional-level full-frame sensor that is sure to attract an audience of DSLR newcomers and pros. This friendly-and-thorough full-color guide shows you how to get a firm grasp on this powerful camera and helps you to ultimately get better photos. ... Read More
See the world differently through your new Nikon D5300
Your new Nikon D5300 digital SLR camera represents something about you. It shows that you want something more than a point-and-shoot camera has to offer. You want to take better photos. You want more control. You don't want to rely on editing to make beautiful photographs. Well, there's good news-you now have the right tool to make that happen! Now you need to learn how to use it. The Nikon D5300 ... Read More
Your Nikon D90 digital camera offers professional-quality features like 11-point autofocus, Live View, and the ability to shoot HD video. Take full advantage of every feature with Nikon D90 For Dummies! This fun and easy guide helps you understand and use all the dials and modes, manage photo size and quality, take creative control with manual settings, and share your images in print or online.
With this full-color book, getting great shots is a snap ... Read More
A picture-perfect beginner guide to the new Nikon D5100
Eager to take a shot at using the exciting new Nikon D5100? Then this is the introductory book for you! Aimed at first-time DSLR shooters who need a friendly guide on how to use their camera, this straightforward book is packed with full-color images that help demonstrate how to use features of the Nikon D5100. Coverage explores the on-board effects, low-light settings, and automatic HDR shooting ... Read More
Tap into all the tools in one of the most popular DSLR cameras available and start shooting sensational images with your Nikon D3100 and this fun and easy-to-use app. From shooting in various modes to manipulating depth of field, adjusting aperture and shutter speed, controlling ISO, composing cool photos, and more, the Nikon D3100 Toolkit For Dummies app will help you unleash your creativity and focus on taking your best shots. Whether you’re a Nikon ... Read More
Get up and running on your Nikon D3200 with this easy to navigate digital guide that includes instructional videos, audio clips, shared notes, embedded links, and interactive images. No prior digital photography or dSLR knowledge needed, start taking great pictures with your new Nikon right from the beginning. Popular author and photographer instructor Julie Adair King shows you how to use all the settings, manage playback options, take control with ... Read More
The Nikon D7000 puts all of the top-of-the-line digital camera features at your fingertips. And, the Nikon D7000 Toolkit For Dummies has the help you need to make sure you don’t waste a single one! This handy app makes it easy to fine-tune focus, use all the camera modes, master exposure, prepare your camera to shoot different scenes, and balance ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and more. Take creative control of your images today and turn your simple ... Read More
The Nikon D40 and the D40x offer exciting new features that will enable you to take amazing digital photos. These compact cameras pack a big punch at a great price! With Nikon D40/D40x For Dummies, you’ll discover what each bell and whistle on your camera does so that you can confidently know when, where, why and how to put each feature to its best use.
This friendly full-color guide translates all of those techie words in your Nikon manual into plain ... Read More
The know-how you need to get the most out of your Nikon D300s
The Nikon D300s is packed with pro features at a consumer price of less than $2,000, making it a camera both pro and beginning photographers will be looking to scoop up. Newcomers to the D300s can rely on this easy-to-understand book to guide them through the essentials of the camera's controls and how to adjust them in order to get results you want. ... Read More
A friendly guide to the Olympus E-PL1, the latest trend in digital cameras
Hybrids offer the flexibility of interchangeable lenses and a large sensor in a smaller body. The Olympus E-PL1 lightens your load without sacrificing shooting power and this fun and friendly guide helps you better understand your camera's controls, features, and potential. Veteran author Julie Adair King presents you with examples on how to use your camera's main functions ... Read More
J.R.R. Tolkien's novels of Middle-earth – The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Silmarillian – have become some of the most famous, and most beloved, literary works of the twentieth century. And the Lord of the Rings films by director Peter Jackson have re-ignited interest in Tolkien and his works, as well as introduced his stories to a new generation of fans.
Even if you've never read the novels and have only seen the films, you know ... Read More
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Paper Engineering & Pop-ups For Dummies covers a wide range of projects, from greeting cards to freestanding models. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions and dozens of accompanying diagrams help readers not only to complete the diverse projects in the book, but also master the skills necessary to apply their own creativity and create new projects, beyond the book's pages. ... Read More
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The latest tips and techniques for working with pastels - in full color
Pastels offer bright colors, a great level of portability, and no drying time - plus they're relatively inexpensive and can be used to draw and paint on almost any surface. Pastels For Dummies covers the many aspects of this exciting medium, from the fundamentals of choosing the right materials to step-by-step projects, including landscapes, abstracts, and portraits. Inside you'll ... Read More
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Your personal photographs have a worth that can’t be measured in dollars and cents. They’re likely the one thing you would grab on the way out of a burning house – an irreplaceable record of the life you lead, of friends and family, and of the occasions with which you mark passing years.
The funny thing is, most people aren’t entirely happy with their photographs. And that's where Photography For Dummies ... Read More
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There’s a reason Photoshop is the world’s industry standard in image-editing software – the depth and breadth of the program is unheralded. Photoshop immediately sucks you in with its easy-to-use interface and powerful tools and commands. It is so feature-rich that you soon begin to lose track of time and start blowing off your commitments just to try one more thing.
Photoshop 7 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies ... Read More
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Adobe Photoshop is arguably the most comprehensive and popular photo editor around. Here are a couple of reasons why: When you work in Photoshop, you're not drawing from scratch; you're editing photos. Secondly, the program keeps you interested with a depth of capabilities that few pieces of software can match. Unlike other computer programs that have caught on like wildfire over the years, Photoshop is both powerful and absorbing. ... Read More
Your one-stop Photoshop reference, filled with the latest tips and techniques
There’s a reason why Photoshop is the industry standard for image-editing software. But it’s also that big, Photoshop has so many facets and features that a handy one-stop guide is exactly what you need. And you’ll love the “Putting It Together” exercises that give you hands-on experience – in rich, full color! ... Read More
This latest version of Photoshop has a few new tricks up its sleeve and Adobe Photoshop CS4 For Dummies will teach you how to use them. From the basics like getting your images into and out of Photoshop to enhancing, cropping, and color correction, it’s all here!
You’ll get all of the basics of digital images and master the importing and exporting of images. You’ll find out how to create easy enhancements like adding shadows and highlights and making ... Read More
Create your photo vision with Photoshop Elements 10
Photoshop Elements is the top selling consumer photo editing software and Adobe continues to add innovative features that allow digital photo enthusiasts to do it all. This value-packed reference combines nine content-rich minibooks in one complete package. User-friendly and detailed, it covers the key features and tools that beginner and experienced users need to create high-quality images for print ... Read More
Photoshop Elements 7 is a sophisticated image-editing program for hobbyists, amateur photographers, and professionals alike. Whether you’re new to Elements or looking for the details on the newest version, Photoshop Elements 7 All-in-One For Dummiesgets you up to speed and offers a handy, full-color reference.
Nine convenient minibooks cover everything you need to know about image editing, sharing files, and creating projects with Elements 7. They ... Read More
Improve your photos with the exciting new version of Photoshop Elements
Photoshop Elements has come a long way from its early days as Photoshop’s low-end cousin. Now a feature-rich editing program popular with professionals as well as hobbyist photographers, Elements boasts versatile tools and capabilities. With these self-contained minibooks, you’ll learn to make the most of every feature of Photoshop Elements 8. ... Read More