Author(s): Julie Adair King
Produce the kind of images that would otherwise demand a professional photographer or darkroom ? or both. Through a series of tutorial projects, author Julie Adair King shows readers how to light shots, choose the right camera settings, use camera accessories and photographic software, and much more. You?ll learn step-by-step to use your existing digital camera for professional results. Set up a home studio, create a 360-degree panoramic image, learn low light and action photography, work in black and white, and adopt many other professional techniques.
Julie Adair King (Indianapolis, IN) is the best-selling author of numerous popular books about digital photography and image-editing, including Digital Photography For Dummies, John Wiley and Sons, first published in 1997; (the fourth edition published September 2002), Adobe PhotoDeluxe For Dummies, IDG Books Worldwide, 1998, and Adobe PhotoDeluxe 4 For Dummies, 2000. King has been a guest on many nationally syndicated and local radio and televisions shows, including The Vicki Lawrence Show, Computer America, and ZDTV's nightly news report. In addition, she has been interviewed by local newspapers as well as national publications such as Home Office Computing, Cosmopolitan, and Mademoiselle.
Part I: Gearing Up for Great Pictures 1: Getting the Right Gear 2: Exploring Creative Controls Part II: Discovering the Secrets of the Pros 3: Taking Memorable Portraits 4: Exploring Product Photography and Other Still-Life Adventures 5: Capturing Close-ups 6: Getting the Tough Shot: Low-Light and Action Photography 7: Creating Panoramic Images 8: Manipulating Color Part III: Printing and Sharing Your Photos 9: Becoming a Master Printer 10: Putting Pictures on the Screen Part IV: Appendixes A: Glossary B: Online Resources for Digital Photographers