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The Digital Photography Book

The step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros'!

Learn how to take professional-quality photographs using the same tricks today’s top photographers use (surprisingly, it’s easier than you’d think)!This is a completely, totally updated version of the #1 best-selling digital photography book of all time! It’s the award winning, worldwide smash hit, written by...
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  • Print Book: $29.95
  • eBook: $23.99

The ebook is available now and the print book is available for Pre-order. The estimated ship date is September 22, 2020.
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Product ID: 2303595 SKU: 1223. Categories: , , , .
BOOK AUTHOR

Scott Kelby

PAGE COUNT

272 pages

TRIM SIZE

6 x 9in

COVER

Soft Cover- without flaps

ISBN

9781681986715

PUBLISH DATE

09/2020

  • Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1: Pro Tips for Getting Sharp Photos
  • Chapter 2: The Scoop on Lenses
  • Chapter 3: Shooting Landscapes Like a Pro
  • Chapter 4: Shooting Travel Like a Pro
  • Chapter 5: Taking Portraits Like a Pro
  • Chapter 6: Using Your Flash Like a Pro
  • Chapter 7: Shooting Weddings Like a Pro
  • Chapter 8: Shooting Sports Like a Pro
  • Chapter 9: Shooting Other Stuff Like a Pro
  • Chapter 10: Pro Tips for Getting Better Photos
  • Chapter 11: How to Print Like a Pro
  • Chapter 12: Photo Recipes to Help You Get the Shot

1 review for The Digital Photography Book

  • Kelby is one of my favorite authors of photography books, and this book does nothing to diminish that. Yes, it’s a good book for beginners in photography, but also very useful for people with years of experience. he covers the bases and more. I would recommend this book to any photographer. What I like most about author Scott Kelby is that he is maximally informative while at the same time entertaining us with his writing. He is one of my favorite photography book authors. In the beginning he says “if your photos aren’t sharp, the rest doesn’t matter.“

    Kelby explains that he’s going to tell us the how-to of getting better photographs, as in, push this or that button. I appreciate that he won’t go into the myriad technical aspects of how a camera works.

    The author is clever to have only short sections interrupted by gray boxes with hot tips. I love it, because pages and pages of text can lose my interest. Breaking up the topics this way keeps me awake and involved. He has a great, helpful section on autofocus and how do use it, especially for wildlife and other things that move. I could never get enough information on how to focus better. Well done!

    Kelby’s chapter on lenses is just perfect: he doesn’t only describe the various lenses but also talks about how to clean them, lens compression and what we need to know about that, and even lens hoods. I love that he titles in one section “you’re probably going to lose your lens hood.“ 🙂

    If you have not yet specialized, no problem: Kelby covers the gamut. He talks about landscape photography, travel photography, taking portraits, using flash, shooting weddings and sports, wildlife and macro, and even some tips on shooting the sky. I marvel that the author is even able to fit in a decent piece on when and how to shoot HDR, and also how to include the moon in a landscape picture and keep the details.

    Toward the end of this well-done book the author gives us tips on how to do a better job printing your photos – a welcome lesson for me always. And at the very end Kelby include several of his own photographs with recipes for each one. I always appreciate that sort of how-to information.

    This author does not disappoint. The book is full of useful information for beginners and also photographers with experience. On top of that, he’s a joy to read.

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