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►►► IF YOU WANT TO TAKE PROFESSIONAL DIGITAL PHOTOS THEN THIS IS FOR YOU

IF YOU WANT TO TAKE PROFESSIONAL DIGITAL PHOTO'S THEN THIS MANUAL / GUIDE IS FOR YOU, COVERS IN GREAT DETAIL ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW.

Getting the Right Gear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
How Much Camera Do You Need? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Manual Exposure Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Focal Length: With Digital, Its Different . . . . . . . . . 5
Manual Focusing Mechanisms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Control Accessibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Traditional vs. Electronic Viewfinder . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Filter and Converter Compatibility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Tripod Mount . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Lighting Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Built-in Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Reflectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Auxiliary Flash Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Hot Lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Setting Up the Digital Darkroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Computer Central: Is Your System Fit for Duty? . . . 18
Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
2 Exploring Creative Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Image Resolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Creative Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Recommended Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Compression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Creative Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Recommended Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

Image File Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Creative Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Recommended Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Exposure Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Creative Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Recommended Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
ISO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Creative Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Recommended Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Flash Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Focus Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Creative Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
White Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Creative Impact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Recommended Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Features to Ignore (or Turn Off) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Creative Scene Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Correction and Color Filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Digital Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
II Discovering the Secrets of the Pros
3 Taking Memorable Portraits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Basics of Digital Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Composing for Traditional Frame Sizes . . . . . . . . . . 48
Choosing Aperture and Shutter Speed . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Taking Advantage of Portrait Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Finding a Flattering Camera Angle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Avoiding Focal Length and Distance Distortions . . . . . . . . 52
Casual Indoor Portraits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Using Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Boosting Exposure Through EV Compensation . . . . 56
Adding Reflected Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Quick-Snap Portraits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Professional Head Shots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Outdoor Portraits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
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4 Exploring Product Photography and Other
Still-Life Adventures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Creating a Still-Life Staging Area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Choosing a Backdrop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Avoiding Moiré Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Taming Reflections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Using a Polarizer to Reduce Reflections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Photographing Glass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Shooting Framed Art Under Glass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Photographing Art Glass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Shooting Architectural Subjects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
5 Capturing Close-ups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
Zooming vs. Moving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
Snubbing Digital Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
Tweaking Camera Settings for Close-up Work . . . . . . . . . 93
Choosing Resolution and Compression . . . . . . . . . . 93
Focusing at Close Distances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Previewing Your Shots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Sharpening Without Sandpaper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Lighting at Close Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Exploring Macro Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
6 Getting the Tough Shot: Low-Light
and Action Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Helping Your Camera Cut Through Darkness . . . . . . . . . 106
Adjusting Light Sensitivity (ISO) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Shooting Long Exposures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
Using Slow-Sync Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
Capturing Motion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Using Blur to Emphasize Motion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Freezing Action with a Fast Shutter . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
Speeding Up Your Cameras Response Time . . . . . . . 120
7 Creating Panoramic Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
Setting Up for Panoramic Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
Rotating Around the Nodal Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
Shooting the Pieces of Your Panorama . . . . . . . . . . . 129

Stitching Your Panorama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
Stitching Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
Preparing Your Images (and Computer) . . . . . . . . . . 136
Stitching the Seams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137
Choosing a Panorama Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
8 Manipulating Color . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Tweaking Colors with White Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Warming Image Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Making Gray Skies Blue: Using a Polarizing Filter . . . . . . 144
Strengthening Saturation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Converting from Color to Black-and-White . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Creating Color Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
III Printing and Sharing Your Photos
9 Becoming a Master Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
Buying Your Next Photo Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162
Picking a Printer Type: Inkjet, Dye-Sub, or Laser? . . 162
Sorting Through Printer Specs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Inkjet Printing for the Long Haul: Archival Solutions . . . . 168
Preparing Your Picture for Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169
Balancing Output Resolution, Print Size,
and Photo Quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
Adjusting Output Resolution by Resampling . . . . . . 171
Choosing Printer Properties and Other Printing Tips . . . . 174
Solving Color-Matching Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174
Understanding the Limits of Color Matching . . . . . . 175
Calibrating and Profiling Your Monitor . . . . . . . . . . 175
Fine-Tuning Printer and Monitor Colors . . . . . . . . . 178
Diving into Color Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
Printing Black-and-White Inkjet Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182
Working with a Lab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
10Putting Pictures on the Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185
Setting the Image Display Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Screen Pictures and ppi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
How Screen Resolution Affects Display Size . . . . . . . 187
Establishing the Image Display Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Saving Your Image in a Screen File Format . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
Using JPEG Wisely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194
Creating a JPEG Copy of Your Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . 195
256-Color Grayscales: GIF or JPEG? . . . . . . . . . . . . 200
Exploring New Ways to Share Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201
Online Photo Albums . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201
Web-Based Image Galleries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201
Multimedia Slide Shows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202
Camera to TV Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204

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