Digital Photography For Dummies, 9th Edition book cover

Digital Photography For Dummies, 9th Edition

Author:
Julie Adair King
Published: February 5, 2020

Overview

Photographers! Your guide is here! The demand for high-quality photographs is higher than ever. Whether you’re building your influencer rating online, capturing the moments of a child’s life, or are looking for ways to improve your skills, photography know-how is a must-have skill. Digital Photography For Dummies, 9th Edition helps you do more than pointing, shooting, and hoping for the best or slapping a filter on a camera phone shot. This book introduces you to the camera settings and techniques that separate okay pictures from frame-worthy portraits. It then explains how to apply those skills to capturing your own portraits, landscape shots, and high-action photos. With this book:
  • Develop a better eye for image composition
  • Discover how to light photos better, including using natural light
  • Learn to get quick results in auto settings or take full control in manual mode
  • Discover the elements of exposure and how they influence the final product
  • Find instructions on taking a formal or casual portrait
  • Apply basic editing techniques to finalize your image
Go beyond photo apps and apply the techniques pros use for their images.
Photographers! Your guide is here! The demand for high-quality photographs is higher than ever. Whether you’re building your influencer rating online, capturing the moments of a child’s life, or are looking for ways to improve your skills, photography know-how is a must-have skill. Digital Photography For Dummies, 9th Edition helps you do more than pointing, shooting, and hoping for the best or slapping a filter on a camera phone shot. This book introduces you to the camera settings and techniques that separate okay pictures from frame-worthy portraits. It then explains how to apply those skills to
capturing your own portraits, landscape shots, and high-action photos. With this book:
  • Develop a better eye for image composition
  • Discover how to light photos better, including using natural light
  • Learn to get quick results in auto settings or take full control in manual mode
  • Discover the elements of exposure and how they influence the final product
  • Find instructions on taking a formal or casual portrait
  • Apply basic editing techniques to finalize your image
Go beyond photo apps and apply the techniques pros use for their images.
Digital Photography For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To take quality photos on a digital camera, you need the correct resolution, format, and ISO setting. Most digital cameras display common symbols for exposure modes and offer basic file formats for creating and saving your digital photos.