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The Beginner's Photography Guide

The Ultimate Step-by-Step Manual for Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera
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The Beginner's Photography Guide by Chris Gatcum

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All you need is a digital camera and this bestselling book to unlock your full potential as a photographer! This handbook will help you improve your skills, give you a fresh perspective on how to approach a shoot, and which equipment will work best. If you have a burst of inspiration and ideas for new projects, this must-have will guide you through every step. Achieve stunning results with this expert advice on everything from how to choose the right equipment and aperture exposure, to image enhancement and flash. This comprehensive guide is a trusted resource and an ideal starting point. Written for beginners, this photography book is easy to read and understand, even if you have never worked with a camera before. It has step-by-step tutorials covering the whole range of camera functions and photographic techniques. Each chapter of the book is full of practical hands-on projects and tutorials that will help you get the best from your camera. At-a-glance comparison images show how camera settings can produce remarkably different pictures. The results are shown side-by-side with each technique, along with the setting used to create a particular look or effect. You'll also learn how to enhance your images using a range of innovative ideas adopted by professionals. Go from Novice to Pro Photographer in a Flash It has been fully updated to reflect all the latest developments in technology and creative trends in digital image-making. This manual will teach you all the tips and techniques you need to ensure that your memorable moments are captured perfectly every time! The Beginner's Photography Guide will help you find your inner photographer: * Takes you through every technique you need to create stunning images. * Easy-to-follow layout and step-by-step and tutorials. * Handy checklists with a quick rundown of the equipment and camera settings. * Hundreds of inspirational images to motivate you to reach your goal.

Author Biography

Chris Gatcum is a professional photographer, journalist, and author. He was formerly a technical writer at Amateur Photographer magazine and a technical editor at What Digital Camera magazine. Gatchum has written several books on photography, and his titles include Creative Photography: 52 More Weekend Projects, Landscape Photography: Four Seasons, and The Beginner's Photography Guide.
Release date NZ
May 10th, 2016
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United States
Dorling Kindersley
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