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Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D For Dummies

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On June - 18 - 2016

Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D For Dummies

Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D For Dummies


AUTHOR : Julie Adair King
PUBLISHER : For Dummies
iSBN : 0470433922

The new Canon EOS Rebel XS is designed to capture the perfect photos. But if you’re new to SLRs, digital photography can be a bit intimidating. Canon EOS Rebel XS/1000D For Dummies shows you how to get the most out of this digital camera, taking advantage of its 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor with DIGIC III image processor. This book offers explanations of all the controls and menus, suggestions to make using lenses a breeze, and picture-taking advice to give you the confidence to start shooting fantastic photos. Read the rest of this entry »

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Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On April - 23 - 2016

Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies front cover

Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies front cover



If you have a digital SLR camera, you’ll find everything you need in this full-color reference to help you get the best results. Ten self-contained minibooks cover the basics of dSLR photography and address camera models from the five leading dSLR manufacturers. Topics include lenses, exposure, lighting, composition, processing and editing, a guide to manufacturers and systems, and a guide to camera settings, plus separate minibooks covering video and high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Read the rest of this entry »

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Photography PDF: Digital Portrait Photography For Dummies

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On December - 31 - 2015

Digital Portrait Photography for Dummies

Digital Portrait Photography for Dummies


Portrait photography is not rocket science. Photographers have been capturing portraits of people since cameras were invented. When you create a portrait of someone, your goal is to create a likeness of the person at his best. But how do you capture a portrait of someone at his best when he’s camera shy, for instance? Read the rest of this entry »

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