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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. Scrolling Through Your Photos
      4. Selecting Photos
      5. Three Ways to Open Photos in iPhoto
      6. Albums
      7. Smart Albums
      8. Folders
      9. Three Useful Panels
      10. Information Panel: Titles, Dates, and Comments
      11. The Calendar
      12. Keywords
      13. Searching for Photos by Text
      14. The Photo Info Window
      15. Rate Your Photos
      16. Deleting Photos
      17. Customizing the Shoebox
    3. Chapter 6 Editing Your Shots

      1. Editing in iPhoto
      2. Full-Screen Mode
      3. Notes on Zooming and Scrolling
      4. One-Click Fixups: The Rotate Button
      5. Cropping
      6. The Enhance Button
      7. Red-Eye
      8. Retouching Freckles, Scratches, and Hairs
      9. The Effects Palette
      10. The Adjust Panel
      11. Introduction to the Histogram
      12. Exposure
      13. Adjusting the Levels
      14. Brightness and Contrast Sliders
      15. Color Balance
      16. Straightening
      17. Sharpening
      18. Beyond iPhoto
      19. Reverting to the Original
      20. 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 iWeb, Photocasting, & Network Sharing

      1. Emailing Photos
      2. Publishing Photos on the Web
      3. The .Mac Slideshow
      4. Photocasting
      5. Photo Sharing on the Network
      6. Photo Sharing Across Accounts
    4. Chapter 10 Books, Calendars, & 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 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, & Automator

      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. Automator Tricks
    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 A Troubleshooting

      1. The Most Important Advice In This Chapter
      2. Exporting
      3. Printing
      4. Editing and Sharing
      5. General Questions
    2. Appendix B iPhoto 6, 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 C Where to Go From Here

      1. iPhoto and the Web
      2. Digital Photo Equipment on the Web
      3. Show Your Pictures
      4. Online Instruction
      5. Online Printing
      6. Pocket Guide
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