Real World Digital Photography

ISBN-10: 0321223721

ISBN-13: 9780321223722

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Katrin Eismann, Sean Duggan, Tim Grey

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Appropriate for digital photography students at any levelassumes knowledge of traditional photography. Organized in four major sections: Digital Processing Essentials, Digital Processing Techniques, The Digital Darkroom, and Output and Presentation; the focus is on getting great pictures and spectacular printed output through a combination of smart techniques and the right equipment. As with all of the titles in the Real World series, these authors realize that this entails explaining not just techniques but the concepts behind them. For a professional-level understanding of the digital photography process from how a digital camera works to advice on buying cameras and accessories, choosing hardware and software, to downloading and outputting images, this is the digital photography students essential reference. About the authors: Katrin Eisman is the author of numerous photography books, including the previous edition of this guide and Photoshop Restoration Retouching. Sean Duggan, co-author of Photoshop Artistry, columnist for MacDesign magazine, is a photographer and digital artist who is also an instructor for the photography department of the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. Tim Grey is a digital imaging instructor, writer for Outdoor Photographer and PC Photo magazines, and editor of the quarterly publication The Digital Image.
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List price: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 11/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 712
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Digital Photography Essentials
Why Digital?
The Excitement of Digital Photography
It's Not All Daffodils
Your Love of Photography
Nuts and Bolts of Digital Imaging
Resolution = Information
Bit Depth
Color Modes
File Formats
Understanding the Concepts
How a Digital Camera Works
Lens to Imaging Sensor to Media
The Lens
The Viewfinder and LCD
The Shutter
The Imaging Sensor
Storing the Image
The Informed Photographer
Buying a Digital Camera
Types of Digital Cameras
How to Decide
How to Shop
Making a Final Decision
Essential Accessories
Your Camera Bag
The Camera Manual
More Batteries
More Storage
The Importance of a Tripod
More Light
Essential Filters
Dealing with Dust
Odds and Ends
What's in Your Photo Studio?
Digital Photography Techniques
Digital Photography Foundations
Setting Up Your Digital Camera
Exposure Modes
Taking the Image
How Digital Photography Differs from Film Photography
Digital Photography Is Photography
Seeing the Light
Measuring the Light
Exposure Compensation
Evaluating Exposure: Using the Histogram
White Balance
Evaluating Image Quality on the LCD Screen
The Digital Darkroom
Building a Digital Darkroom
The Darkroom
The Computer
Essential Accessories
Ready for Images
Download, Edit, and Convert
Converting RAW Files
On to Optimization
Essential Image Enhancement
Photoshop Preferences
Color Settings
Developing an Image-Editing Strategy
Global Tonal Correction
Basic Color Correction
Basic Image Clean-Up
Digital Darkroom Flexibility
Digital Darkroom Expert Techniques
Improving the Light
Converting Color to Black and White
Toning and Tinting Techniques
Merging Images
Improving Image Structure
Working with High-Bit Files
Creating Better Images
Output, Manage, and Present
From Capture to Monitor to Print
The Importance of Color Management
Understanding Limitations
Digital Camera Profiling
Monitor Profiling
Printer Profiling
Preparing to Print
Printing via Photoshop
Outside Printing
The Perfect Print
The Digital Portfolio
Presenting Photos Online
Protecting Photos Online
Digital Slide Shows
Print Packages
The Benefits of Sharing
Archive, Catalog, and Backup
Master Images
Digital Asset Management
Protecting Your Images
Back to Photography
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