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Table of Contents

  1. Digital Cameras: The Missing Manual

    1. Chapter 1 Welcome to Digital Photography

      1. Meet Digital Photography
      2. Buying a Digital Camera
    2. Chapter 2 Composing Brilliant Photos

      1. Composition
    3. Chapter 3 Beyond the Simple Snapshot

      1. Action Photography
      2. Portraits
      3. Existing-Light Portraits
      4. Self-Portraits
      5. Kid Photography
      6. Theater Performances
      7. Underwater Photography
      8. Travel Photography
      9. Outdoor Portraits
      10. Indoor Flash
      11. Twilight Portraits
      12. Landscape and Nature
      13. Sunsets
      14. Weddings
      15. Photographing Objects
      16. Nighttime Photography
      17. Time-Lapse Photography
      18. Digital Movies
      19. Cameraphone Photography
  2. iPhoto Basics

    1. Chapter 4 Camera Meets Mac

      1. iPhoto: The Application
      2. Getting Your Pictures into iPhoto
      3. The Post-Dump Slideshow
      4. Where iPhoto Keeps Your Files
    2. Chapter 5 The Digital Shoebox

      1. The Source List
      2. More on Film Rolls
      3. Working with Your Photos
      4. Albums
      5. Folders
      6. Smart Albums
      7. Three Useful Panels
      8. Information Panel: Titles, Dates, and Comments
      9. The Calendar
      10. Keywords
      11. Searching for Photos by Text
      12. The Photo Info Window
      13. Rate Your Photos
      14. Deleting Photos
      15. Customizing the Shoebox
    3. Chapter 6 Editing Your Shots

      1. Editing in iPhoto
      2. One-Click Fixups: The Enhance Button
      3. Cropping
      4. Painting Over Freckles, Scratches, and Hairs
      5. Red-Eye
      6. B & W, Sepia
      7. Rotate
      8. The Adjust Panel
      9. Introduction to the Histogram
      10. Exposure
      11. Adjusting the Levels
      12. Brightness and Contrast Sliders
      13. Color Balance
      14. Straightening
      15. Sharpening
      16. Beyond iPhoto
      17. Reverting to the Original
      18. Editing RAW Files
  3. Meet Your Public

    1. Chapter 7 The iPhoto Slideshow

      1. About Slideshows
      2. Option-Click Slideshows
      3. Instant Slideshows
      4. Saved Slideshows
      5. Control Over the Show
      6. Slideshow Tips
      7. Slideshows and iDVD
    2. Chapter 8 Making Prints

      1. Making Great Prints
      2. Printing from iPhoto
      3. Ordering Prints Online
    3. Chapter 9 Sharing Online—and on Your Network

      1. Emailing Photos
      2. Publishing Photos on the Web
      3. The .Mac Slideshow
      4. Photo Sharing on the Network
      5. Photo Sharing Across Accounts
    4. Chapter 10 Publishing a Photo Book

      1. Phase 1: Pick the Pix
      2. Phase 2: Publishing Options
      3. Phase 3: Initial Layout
      4. Phase 4: Design the Pages
      5. Phase 5: Edit the Titles and Captions
      6. Phase 6: Preview the Masterpiece
      7. Phase 7: Send the Book to the Bindery
    5. Chapter 11 iPhoto Goes to the Movies

      1. Two Kinds of Slideshows
      2. Exporting an Instant Slideshow
      3. Exporting a Saved Slideshow
      4. Fun with QuickTime
      5. Managing Movies Imported From Your Camera
      6. Editing Digital-Camera Movies
      7. Burning a QuickTime Movie CD
      8. Slideshow Movies on the Web
    6. Chapter 12 iDVD Slideshows

      1. The iDVD Slideshow
      2. Extra Credit: Self-Playing Slideshows
  4. iPhoto Stunts

    1. Chapter 13 Screen Savers, AppleScript, and Cameraphones

      1. Building a Custom Screen Saver
      2. One-Click Desktop Backdrop
      3. Exporting and Converting Pictures
      4. Plug-Ins and Add-Ons
      5. AppleScript Tricks
      6. Transferring Cameraphone Pictures via Bluetooth
    2. Chapter 14 iPhoto File Management

      1. About iPhoto Discs
      2. iPhoto Backups
      3. Managing Photo Libraries
      4. Merging Photo Libraries
      5. Beyond iPhoto
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix Troubleshooting

      1. Importing and Opening
      2. Exporting
      3. Printing
      4. Editing
      5. General Questions
    2. Appendix iPhoto 5, Menu by Menu

      1. iPhoto Menu
      2. File Menu
      3. Edit Menu
      4. Photos Menu
      5. Share Menu
      6. View Menu
      7. Window Menu
      8. Help Menu
    3. Appendix Where to Go From Here

      1. iPhoto and the Web
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