Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Robert Correll
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: May 2013
Pages: 672


  • Getting Started with Digital SLRs
  • Going Through the Looking Glass
  • Hey, Your Exposure's Showing
  • Lighting and Composition
  • "Spiffifying" Your Shots
  • Shooting Movies
  • Getting Specific About Your Subject

Learn all about your dSLR, take great photos and movies, and improve your technique

Do you enjoy photography? This book will become your best friend! If you've just bought a dSLR, you can learn the basics in the first few minibooks. If you have experience changing lenses and controlling exposure, jump into the minibooks about composition or editing techniques. Are you intent on making movies? You can find that information here, too. This book will meet you wherever you are!

  • Model doesn't matter — learn to use the features common to all dSLR cameras, whether you have a Nikon, Canon, or other brand
  • Take control — set the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO to give your photos more creative depth
  • Be composed — discover how composition separates good photos from great ones and how to arrange the elements of your image
  • The final touches — review photo-editing software, learn to process raw exposures and JPEGs, and explore HDR imagery
  • A bag of tricks — explore the dSLR lens, flash, and filter options that improve your photos

Open the book and find:

  • A tour of dSLR menus, buttons, and controls
  • Tips on handling, cleaning, and caring for your camera
  • When to use a zoom, macro, or telephoto lens
  • Exposure and focus tips
  • How to compose stand-out shots
  • Cool editing tricks
  • Steps for shooting a movie with a dSLR
  • Specific techniques for shooting action, portraits, and panoramas
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