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The Beginner's photography guide : [the ultimate step-by-step manual for getting the most from your digital camera] / [written by Chris Gatcum].

Gatcum, Chris. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781465408457
  • ISBN: 1465408452
  • Physical Description: 192 p. : col. photos ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Pub., c2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Equipment -- Exposure -- Focusing -- Lenses -- Available light -- Flash -- Image enhancement.
Summary, etc.:
Presents step-by-step digital SLR camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques.
Subject: Photography.

  • Library Journal Reviews : LJ Reviews 2016 June #1

    This guide assumes absolutely no prior knowledge of photography. Every chapter first provides an overview of the topic, then goes on to explain the subject or theory in greater detail, using numbered diagrams, equipment close-ups, and illustrations. In addition, each chapter follows up with step-by-step exercises that walk readers through applying what they have learned. Sections address equipment, exposure, focusing, lenses, available light, flash, and image enhancement. Gatcum (Landscape Photography) pares down information to only the simple, easy-to-understand basics, which is a definite challenge with a discipline as technical and complex as photography. This second edition provides an update on the 2013 original, reflecting the latest technological developments and trends. VERDICT Though perfect for novices, this manual will also be helpful to readers with prior knowledge of analog photography wishing to translate their skills to the digital realm.

    [Page 94]. (c) Copyright 2016 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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