Higher Education

David Busch's Sony Alpha DSLR-A390/A290 Guide to Digital Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1435459164  |  ISBN-13: 9781435459168
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $22.50



DAVID BUSCH'S SONY ALPHA DSLR-A390/290 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY shows students how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of Sony's newest advanced digital SLR cameras to take great photographs of anything. Though smaller in size than their predecessors, the A390 and A290 boast a robust feature set including 14.2 megapixels of resolution and blazing fast automatic focus, and the A390 offers cool new features like the real-time preview system called Live View, as well as amazing new features including support for SD cards, HDTV connections, and improved image quality. They'll learn how, when, and, most importantly, why to use all the cool features and functions of their camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help students get comfortable with the basics of their camera, and beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, and tips and techniques that can be applied to any type of photography will help students take better pictures with their new camera. This book will show discriminating digital photography students how to maximize your camera's capabilities so they'll quickly learn how to use your new Sony Alpha, and use it well.

Features and Benefits

  • Our book will be first to market on these two camera models.
  • Shows readers to master all the features and functions of Sony's newest advanced dSLR's the A390 and A290. These two new models are the follow-up to the A380/A330/A230.
  • Clear instructions and beautiful, full-color images will quickly help readers get familiar and comfortable with your camera.
  • Written by working photographer and #1 best-selling camera guide author who understands digital photography with digital single lens reflex cameras.

Table of Contents

1. Shooting Your First Sony Alpha DSLR-A390/A290 Picture.
2. The Sony Alpha DSLR-A390/A290 Roadmap.
3. Setting Up Your Sony Alpha DSLR-A390/A290.
4. Optimizing Exposure.
5. Advanced Techniques.
6. Working with Lenses.
7. Working with Light.
8. Downloading and Editing.
9. Troubleshooting Your Sony Alpha DSLR-A390/A290.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David D. Busch

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered." When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list—simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.