Digital Photography Essentials, 1st Edition

  • Tom Ang
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  • ISBN-10: 0756685265
  • ISBN-13: 9780756685263
  • DDC: 771
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

Providing a strong combination of practical instruction with visual inspiration, DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY ESSENTIALS, covers the basics of photography, different ways to approach a subject, how to develop projects, and image manipulation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Quick-Start in Photography.
2: Your First Photos.
3: Ten Pillars of Photography.
4: Preparing Your Camera.
5: Camera Basics.
6: Scene Modes.
7: Viewing and Sharing.
8: Commanding Photo-Technique.
9: Elements of Composition.
10: Image Analysis: Working with Lines.
11: Perspective and Viewpoints.
12: Quick Fix: Framing Issues.
13: Composing with Color.
14: Image Analysis: Order from Chaos.
15: Visual Toolkit: Composition Solutions.
16: Zoom Lenses.
17: Optimizing Image Quality.
18: Focusing on Essentials.
19: Close-ups.
20: Image Analysis: Macro World.
21: Quick Fix: Capture Problems.
22: Exposure Metering.
23: Excessive Dynamic Range.
24: Image Analysis: Hyper-Dynamic Range.
25: Quick Fix: Incorrect Exposure.
26: High and Low Key.
27: Exposure Time and Motion Blur.
28: Working in Low Light.
29: Image Analysis: The Lady with the Lamp.
30: Stability During Capture.
31: Using Aperture.
32: Image Analysis: The Beauty of Blur.
33: Plane of Focus.
34: Visual Toolkit: Focal Length.
35: Lighting Fundamentals.
36: Image Analysis: Lighting the Way.
37: Visual Toolkit: Partnership with Light.
38: Portable Flash.
39: Studio Lighting Set-Ups.
40: Lighting Small Objects.
41: Image Analysis: On Location.
42: ISO and Noise.
43: Color Settings.
44: Image Size and Format.
45: Quick Fix: Optical Techniques.
46: Expansive Panoramas.
47: Effects Filters.
48: Mastering Photo-Subjects.
49: Portraiture.
50: Visual Toolkit: Informal Posing.
51: Child Photography.
52: Image Analysis: In Conversation.
53: Art Photography.
54: Visual Toolkit: Arts of the Visual.
55: Image Analysis: Suburban Moonrise.
56: Quick Fix: Creative Block.
57: Plantlife and Gardens.
58: Animal Photography.
59: Image Analysis: Cloudy Waters.
60: Live Events.
61: Image Analysis: Transfigured Night.
62: Documentary Photography.
63: Image Analysis: Café Culture.
64: Travel Photography.
65: Image Analysis: Crowded Clichés.
66: Quick Fix: Ethical Questions.
67: Architectural Photography.
68: Interior Worlds.
69: Landscape Photography.
70: Image Analysis: Chasing Rainbows.
71: Optimizing Workflow.
72: Workflow Strategies.
73: Quick Fix: File Problems.
74: File Formats.
75: Imaging Strategies.
76: Color Management.
77: Picture Selection.
78: Pictures for a Purpose.
79: Working in RAW.
80: Processing RAW Files.
81: Asset Management.
82: Enhancing Images.
83: Processing Pipeline.
84: Removing Dust.
85: Quick Fix: Cleaning and Clearing.
86: Working with Noise.
87: Trimming and Resizing.
88: Refining Shapes.
89: Correcting Levels.
90: Adjusting Tone.
91: Visual Toolkit: Levels and Curves Effects.
92: Burn and Dodge.
93: Image Analysis: Writing with Light.
94: Controlling Shadows and Highlights.
95: Tone-Mapping Brilliance.
96: Correcting White Balance.
97: Color Refinements.
98: Enhancing Tone and Color.
99: Image Analysis: Entrancing Color.
100: Saturation and Vibrance.
101: Quick Fix: Digital Corrections.
102: Sharpness and Blur.
103: Adaptive Sharpening.
104: Manipulating Images.
105: Cloning Techniques.
106: Selection Methods.
107: Protective Masks.
108: Quick Fix: Selecting Pixels.
109: Removing Image Content.
110: Quick Fix: Retouching Faces.
111: Working with Layers.
112: Visual Toolkit: Layer Blend Modes.
113: Cut-out and Composite.
114: Converting to Black and White.
115: Working in Duotone.
116: Image Analysis: Evocative Tones.
117: Emulsion-Based Effects.
118: Visual Toolkit: Recreating Darkroom Effects.
119: Changing Colors.
120: Image Analysis: Embellishing Reality.
121: Cropping for Effect.
122: Aging an Image.
123: Text Effects.
124: Art Effects.
125: Visual Toolkit: Digital Filters.
126: Redirecting the Image.
127: Sharing Images.
128: Showing Your Images.
129: Preserving Your Rights.
130: Print Set-Up.
131: Presenting Your Prints.
132: Online Printing.
133: Earning with Photos.
134: Making Movies.
135: The Filmmaking Revolution.
136: Building Your Kit.
137: Adjusting to Shooting Video.
138: Lighting for Video.
139: Recording Sound.
140: Camera Techniques.
141: Downloading and Importing.
142: Video Editing.
143: Working with Sound.
144: Making Your First Film.
145: Equipment and Resources.
146: Selecting a Digital Camera.
147: Choosing the Right Lens.
148: Accessories.
149: Flash Lighting and Accessories.
150: Computer Hardware.
151: Photographic Software.
152: Looking After Equipment.
153: Internet Resources.
154: Further Reading.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.