Teach Yourself Visually Digital Photography

If you're interested in learning more about "digital photography but don't want to spend a whole lot of time reading, this book may be the answer. Titles in the Teach Yourself Visually range aim to help you understand new concepts through loads of pictures rather than wordy descriptions. As a result, this approach may suit people interested more in an overview to get them straight into a topic, rather than those looking to learn a subject in detail.

Not a lot of words, however, doesn't mean this book skimps on content. TYV Digital Photography starts with an introduction to digital imaging and digital cameras and then moves quickly on to chapters on how to improve your picture-taking skills, including lighting and exposure, resolution, and composing.

The next step, of course, is working with "your pictures once you've taken them. Chapters on this area include working with image editors, fine-tuning images, sharpening colour, and retouching pictures. This is where this approach really comes into its own. There are masses of pictures of different effects, so you can quickly learn about the ones you are most interested in.

Final chapters focus on printing, output options and using your pictures for projects like calendars, business cards and creating a picture-based inventory.

People new to digital photography or those "short on time will probably get the most out of Teach Yourself Visually Digital Photography. If you want to take your skills to the next level or work with images professionally, however, you may want to consider a title that gives more detailed explanations.

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