The Beginner’s Photography Guide: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Manual for Getting the Most from Your Digital Camera

August 11, 2019 - Comment

The Beginner’s Photography Guide, 2nd Edition is DK’s bestselling manual for any novice photographer who wants to unlock the potential of their new digital camera. Assuming no prior knowledge, this guide’s easy-to-follow, step-by-step layout makes it accessible as it takes you through every technique you need to create stunning images, from exposure to flash to

The Beginner’s Photography Guide, 2nd Edition is DK’s bestselling manual for any novice photographer who wants to unlock the potential of their new digital camera.

Assuming no prior knowledge, this guide’s easy-to-follow, step-by-step layout makes it accessible as it takes you through every technique you need to create stunning images, from exposure to flash to image enhancement. Handy checklists provide a quick rundown of the equipment and camera settings for each technique, and at-a-glance comparison images show how camera settings can produce remarkably different results. Hundreds of inspirational images provide even more motivation to reach your goal.

Fully updated to reflect all the latest developments in technology and creative trends in digital image-making, The Beginner’s Photography Guide, 2nd Edition will empower you to achieve your full potential as a digital photographer.

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Anonymous says:

Wish I could give it a 3.5. It’s not a 3, but flaws definitely prevent it from getting a 4. This is a pretty good book. However, there are a few flaws that made it NOT suitable as a standalone guide for a beginner.The biggest issues I had with the book were that it:1. doesn’t always define or explain what something is before talking about it, leaving beginners confused. Explanations will then be found LATER in the book, which is strange. It’s as if they didn’t have this proofread by a beginner, but only by photographers who already knew all this information, so it…

Anonymous says:

Great book for absolute beginners! This is a wonderful book for beginners and gives you the basics that you need to know in order to understand how to get the most out of your new DSLR. If you’re a beginner that doesn’t know what’s the difference between focus, shutter speed, or aperture, then this book will help you tremendously on your way to figuring out how to use such settings to produce the picture that you want.After I was done reading the first 3/4 of the book, I felt like I had the necessary knowledge to…

Anonymous says:

Great Book for Understanding Digital Cameras Better! I’ve done film photography since the 1970s and know a lot about the photographic principles and processes. In the digital era, I got lazy and had never really learned how to translate my pre-digital photo knowledge into setting up and using digital cameras effectively. I mostly stuck to Auto, I’m sad to say. Camera manuals are pathetic, so what I really wanted was to learn exactly how digital cameras do what they do, and learn to use my digital cameras’ settings more creatively than you can…

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