Once you get your hands on a dSLR camera (literally), this reference helps you use its features and controls to take great pictures. Complete with more than 300 color photos, lots of tables, and clear, step-by-step instructions for various situations, subjects, and calculations, Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies helps you refine your techniques with info on:Getting the exposure right with the histogram, the metering system, or Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual Exposure modesAchieving the right focus with manual focus or autofocusThe scoop on lenses—prime, zoom, and special—and using them appropriately and creativelyHow to use interchangeable lenses, set up speedy continuous-shooting burst modes, apply selective focus, and shoot under the lowest light levelsSpecial features of dSLR to reduce noise, cancel camera shake, do time-lapse photography, and shoot infrared photosWorking with the RAW format, JPEG, or bothTaking action, flash, or sequence photos or freezing the actionComposition basics, including the Rule of Thirds, tips for shooting portraits or group photos, and moreUsing image editors to fix-up your photos (with cropping, tonal adjustments, color correction, spot removal, sharpening/blurring, and more), with step-by-step instructions for using PhotoshopCompositing imagesChoosing your printer and evaluating your output options
With Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies, you won’t only get the how-to for various types of shots, you’ll see the results with great color photos. In no time, you’ll be taking great photos of your own.
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