Everyone's doing digital photography today, and here is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to doing it right! First, it takes a look at the current digital explosion; the difference between film and digital cameras; and how to choose a camera wisely. Beginners learn key camera terms, from ISO to megapixels, and how to take crowd-stopping photos. Then it's on to the computer for lessons in Photoshop's basic image-editing techniques for adjusting color, cropping, correcting red-eye, removing blemishes, and more-with tips on buying the right software.
How to get the best results from printing, and how to make CDs, DVDs, and slideshows: it's all here, fully illustrated with 200 photos. Plus, there are in-depth master classes and advanced techniques, including blurring, burning, and photomerge.
Steve Luck has a wealth of experience in the digital photography medium, having been editorial director of leading specialist photography publisher the Ilex press. He is also the author of Photoshop Elements Drop Dead Photography Techniques: A Step-by-Step Guide to Transforming Your Digital Photographs into Fun and Fantasy Images.