Higher Education

David Busch's Olympus E-5 Guide to Digital SLR Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • Dan Simon Drexel University
  • ISBN-10: 1435459482  |  ISBN-13: 9781435459489
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $22.50

About

Overview

The Olympus E-5 is one of the most exciting compact interchangeable lens digital cameras on the market. It boasts 12 megapixels of resolution, an array of powerful, versatile lenses, and enough sophisticated features and customization options to please the most dedicated photographer, amateur or professional. As the owner of an Olympus E-5, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. DAVID BUSCH'S OLYMPUS E-5 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the E-5 to take great photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply E-5 file formats, resolution, and automatic exposure features. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Olympus E-5, and use it like a pro!

Features and Benefits

  • This book will be the first to market on the Olympus E-5.
  • Shows readers how to master all the features and functions of the E-5, Olympus's new four-thirds format dSLR.
  • Clear instructions that cover the how, why, and when, and beautiful, full-color images will quickly help readers get familiar and comfortable with their 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

Preface.
Introduction.
1. Getting Started with Your Olympus E-5.
2. Olympus E-5 Roadmap.
3. Setting Up Your Olympus E-5.
4. Fine-Tuning Exposure.
5. Advanced Shooting Tips for Your Olympus E-5.
6. Live View and Shooting Movies.
7. Working with Lenses.
8. Making Light Work for You.
9. Useful Software for the Olympus E-5.
10. Olympus E-5: Troubleshooting and Prevention.
Glossary.
Index.

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.

Dan Simon

Dan Simon is an adjunct professor in the Culture and Communications Department at the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University. He teaches courses on a wide variety of topics including online journalism, fundamentals of journalism, public relations, public speaking, desktop publishing, business and technical communications, and communication theory. He has also taught courses in camera techniques and digital photography for East Stroudsburg University and desktop publishing for Gloucester County College. Dan also has more than 30 years of experience as a writer and photographer. He is currently working on a doctorate in culture and communication at Drexel University. His published works include the Digital Photography Bible Desktop Edition (John Wiley and Sons Publishing), Digital Photography All-in-One, (Wiley), and Digital Photos, Movies, & Music Gigabook for Dummies (Wiley). He is also a regular contributor to the Growing Edge Magazine (hydroponics) and Pennsylvania Magazine (regional, travel).