Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Digital Camera Attachments

    1. Introduction

    2. Pocket Tripods on the Go

    3. Travel Tripod: A Happy Compromise

    4. Walking-Stick Mount

    5. Convert Your Monopod into a Makeshift Tripod

    6. Steady Shots from the Comfort of Your Car

    7. Attach Your Camera to Bicycle Handlebars

    8. Flash Brackets for Pro Lighting

    9. A Flexible Arm to Hold Accessories

    10. Bubble Levels to Keep Things Straight

    11. Battle the Sun with an LCD Hood

    12. Convert Your Digicam to a Digital SLR

    13. T-Mounts and Other Threaded Tricks

    14. Double-Strapping on the Trail

    15. Stay in Charge of Your Batteries

    16. Gaffer’s Tape When All Else Fails

  2. Chapter 2 Daytime Photo Secrets

    1. Introduction

    2. Pantyhose Diffusion Filter for Flattering Portraits

    3. Capture Kids Without Going Crazy

    4. Use Sunglasses as a Polarizing Filter

    5. Get the Big Picture with a Panorama

    6. Secrets of Whiteboard Photography

    7. Make Your Own Passport Photo

    8. Get Super Close

    9. Multiple Exposures, Digital Style

    10. Go Low-Rez

    11. Painless Infrared Photography

    12. Create the Maximum Depth of Field

    13. Create Soft Background Portraits

    14. Analyze Metadata to Improve Your Shots

  3. Chapter 3 Nighttime Photo Hacks

    1. Introduction

    2. Nighttime Portraits with Scenic Backgrounds

    3. Street Shooting at Night

    4. Capture the Nighttime Mood and Leave the Red Eye at Home

    5. Take Flash Shots of People Who Blink

    6. Auto Headlamps and Other Streaming Lights

    7. Starlight Effects for Candles and Lights

    8. Light Painting and Colored Gels

    9. Secrets of Fireworks Photography

    10. Night Landscapes and the Moon

    11. Colorful Star Trails

  4. Chapter 4 Magic with Flash

    1. Introduction

    2. Outdoor Fill Flash

    3. Prevent Red Eye

    4. Add External Flash to Point and Shoots

    5. Bounce Flash for Softer Light

    6. Pro Portraits with Just Two Flashes

    7. Eliminate Glare in Reflective Surfaces

    8. Freeze Action with Electronic Flash

    9. Second-Curtain Flash for Cool Effects

  5. Chapter 5 The Computer Connection

    1. Introduction

    2. Judge Image Sharpness by File Size

    3. Unerase the Lost

    4. Name Folders to Organize Your Images

    5. Create a Web Photo Gallery

    6. Amazing B&W Prints from Your Inkjet Printer

    7. Great Color Prints from Your Inkjet Printer

    8. Pro-Quality Prints from Your Digicam

    9. Take Your Slideshow on the Road

    10. Virtual-Reality Movies from Your Digicam

    11. Digicam Movie Editing Made Easy

    12. Rotate Your Movie from Horizontal to Vertical

    13. Create a Rolling Movie Title

    14. Add Music to Movies and Slideshows

    15. Voiceovers for That Professional Touch

    16. Store Pictures and Movies on an iPod

  6. Chapter 6 Photoshop Magic

    1. Introduction

    2. Match Resolution to Output

    3. Secrets of Sharpening

    4. Sample Down for Email Attachments

    5. Crop and Resample in One Step

    6. Level That Dipping Horizon

    7. Power-Line Vanishing Trick

    8. Combine Two Pictures

    9. Sponge Out Red Eye

    10. Brighten Teeth

    11. Intelligent Auto Color Correction

    12. Soften Facial Lines

    13. Fix Flash Falloff

    14. Hand-Color with the History Brush

  7. Chapter 7 Camera-Phone Tricks

    1. Introduction

    2. Live with a Less-Than-Perfect Camera

    3. Send Snapshots to the Desktop

    4. Transfer Images Via Email

    5. Send a Paper Text Message

    6. Communicate in a Foreign Country

    7. Create a Home Inventory

    8. Rental-Car Tips and Other Auto Hacks

    9. Get the Big Picture with a Little Camera Phone

    10. Photo Moblogging

    11. Capture Life’s Little Moments with Camera-Phone Video

    12. Use Your Camera Phone as a Slideshow Viewer

  8. Chapter 8 Weekend Photo Projects

    1. Introduction

    2. Create a Coffeetable Photo Book

    3. Create Custom Greeting Cards

    4. Keep a Digital Diary

    5. Capture Pictures of Your TV Screen

    6. Fax from Your Digital Camera

    7. Copy Slides with Your Digicam

    8. Preview Film Pictures with Your Digital Camera

    9. Photograph Zoo Animals Without Bars

    10. Get Close with Digiscoping

    11. Advanced Panorama Technique

    12. Shoot the Moon

    13. Remote-Control Camera

    14. Show Who’s Who in Group Shots

    15. Rename Photos Automatically in Windows XP

    16. Stack Images to Remove Noise

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