Digital SLR Settings and Shortcuts For Dummies
By Doug Sahlin
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: December 2010
Pages: 368

Why waste time guessing camera settings? Here's how to set your camera for 100 different photos

Most digital photography books want to teach you the science and jargon of digital photography when all you want to do is shoot great pictures. This book cuts to the chase and offers shortcuts to the settings pro photographers use to capture their dSLR images. Learn secrets for more than 100 photos, from kids' portraits to nightscapes to sports action shots.

  • Take the easy path — follow simple shortcuts that clearly show you how to best shoot 100 stunning photos

  • Go the next step — drill down to the information you need on the right settings, troubleshooting tips for the most common problems, and hints on composition and lighting

  • Packed with full-color photos — view hundreds of photos that will help you compose and shoot pro-level pictures

  • What do you want to shoot? — find out how to photograph everything from animals in the wild and children playing to weddings, cityscapes, and much more

Open the book and find:

  • Shortcuts for capturing 100 shots every photographer wants

  • Starting points for setting your camera's exposure controls

  • How to make changes and correct problems while you're shooting

  • Tips for capturing action, including children at play

  • How to get great photos of your pets as well as animals in the wild

  • Techniques for getting nature photos

  • The best settings for formal or casual portraits

  • Steps for capturing city skylines and fireworks

Learn to:

  • Get good starting exposure settings before you shoot

  • Make adjustments on the fly to get the best results

  • Capture formal and casual portraits, high-speed action, and the beauty of nature


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