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.