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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-Import Inspection
      4. Where iPhoto Keeps Your Files
    2. Chapter 5 The Digital Shoebox

      1. The Source List
      2. All About Events
      3. Photos View
      4. Selecting Photos
      5. Hiding Photos
      6. Three Ways to Open a Photo
      7. Albums
      8. Smart Albums
      9. Folders
      10. The Info Panel
      11. Photo Info
      12. Deleting Photos
      13. Customizing the Shoebox
    3. Chapter 6 Five Ways to Flag and Find Photos

      1. Flagging Photos
      2. Searching for Photos by Text
      3. The Calendar
      4. Keywords
      5. Ratings
    4. Chapter 7 Editing Your Shots

      1. Editing in iPhoto
      2. The Toolbar and Thumbnails Browser
      3. Notes on Full-Screen Mode
      4. Notes on Zooming and Scrolling
      5. The Rotate Button
      6. Cropping
      7. Straightening
      8. The Enhance Button
      9. Red-Eye
      10. Retouching Freckles, Scratches, and Hairs
      11. The Effects Palette
      12. The Adjust Panel
      13. Introduction to the Histogram
      14. Exposure
      15. Contrast
      16. Highlights and Shadows
      17. Color Balance
      18. Sharpening
      19. Reduce Noise
      20. Copy and Paste
      21. Beyond iPhoto
      22. Reverting to the Original
      23. Editing RAW Files
  3. Meet Your Public

    1. Chapter 8 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 9 Making Prints

      1. Making Your Own Prints
      2. Ordering Prints Online
    3. Chapter 10 Email, Web Galleries, and Network Sharing

      1. Emailing Photos
      2. Publishing Photos on the Web
      3. The .Mac Web Gallery
      4. iPhoto to iWeb
      5. iPhoto to .Mac HomePage
      6. Exporting iPhoto Web Pages
      7. The .Mac Slideshow
      8. Photo Sharing on the Network
      9. Photo Sharing Across Accounts
    4. Chapter 11 Books, Calendars, and Cards

      1. Phase 1: Pick the Pix
      2. Phase 2: Publishing Options
      3. Phase 3: Design the Pages
      4. Phase 4: Edit the Titles and Captions
      5. Phase 5: Preview the Masterpiece
      6. Phase 6: Send the Book to the Bindery
      7. Photo Calendars
      8. Greeting Cards and Postcards
    5. Chapter 12 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 or DVD
      8. Slideshow Movies on the Web
    6. Chapter 13 iDVD Slideshows

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

    1. Chapter 14 Screen Savers, AppleScript, and Automator

      1. Building a Custom Screen Saver
      2. One-Click Desktop Backdrop
      3. Exporting and Converting Pictures
      4. AppleScript Tricks
      5. Automator Tricks
    2. Chapter 15 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. The Most Important Advice in This Chapter
      2. Importing, Upgrading, and Opening
      3. Exporting
      4. Printing
      5. Editing and Sharing
      6. General Questions
    2. Appendix iPhoto '08, Menu by Menu

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

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