A no-nonsense introduction to digital photography aimed at the absolute beginner. This book will tell you everything you need to know in an easy-to-follow step-by-step format. The book takes you through the confusing world of resolution, bits and bytes, CCDs, pixellation and connectivity options for PC and MAC users and by Chapter 3 you will be ready to start taking pictures. Beginning with the basics such as how to hold your camera taking you through shutter speeds and onto techniques for working indoors and outside. Chapter 4 delves into the digital darkroom, running through the wealth of software effects now available to the amateur. Master class secrets are divulged in Chapter 5 and the book finishes with a closer look at the wide variety of options for output. The digital camera market is continuing to grow with an increasing mainstream audience and Digital Photography Step-by-Step is a fantastic resource if you happen to own one of the 1 million digital cameras that are sold each year in the UK.
Jerry Glenwright is an author and freelance journalist who has written extensively on popular technology.