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The Complete Photo Manual (Revised Edition)

 

The Complete Photo Manual (Revised Edition)
Skills + Tips for Making Great Pictures
By The Editors of Popular Photography

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Weldon Owen | 272 pages | ISBN 9781681882703 | October 2017

Today’s cameras are more powerful and easy to use than ever—and thanks to The Complete Photo Manual Revised Edition, picture-perfect photos are just a shutter’s click away! This revised edition includes a fresh basics section to help true novices master their machine, with fantastic info on exposure, focus, aperture, shutter speed, flash, and more. Plus, it contains updated software advice and tons of new, on-trend tutorials for the aspiring photographer!

This comprehensive, all-in-one guide demystifies today’s DSLRs and ILCs, walking you through their basic functions and setting you up for photo-making success, as well as offering creative projects for more advanced photographers. From setting a proper exposure to Photoshopping images together into clever composites, The Complete Photo Manual Revised Edition has you covered!

With chapters on:

Camera Basics  Take a crash course in exposure, focus, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, and more so you can master the fundamentals.

Composition & Shooting  Get out there and start shooting! This chapter helps you pick subjects, compose on the fly, work your camera settings as you go, correct for problematic situations, use a tripod, choose the right lens for your scene, and explore different storytelling idioms.

Setup & Gear  Graduate to a more robust photography kit with discussions of lights, light modifiers, and more. Here, you’ll learn how to shoot more ambitious portraits, still lifes, and action shots.

Photo Editing & Beyond  Make your photos even better with tried-and-tested tutorials in Photoshop and Lightroom, plus quick tips and image organization hacks.