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Techniques for Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera
Amphoto’s Guide to Creative Digital Photography
Techniques for Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera
By George Schaub
Amphoto Books, a division of Watson-Guptill, 2004
ISBN: 0 8174 3485 2

This book aims to help photographers to get the most out of their digital camera. It does this by covering all the bases from seeing properly to advanced techniques in Photoshop and with the camera.

Amphoto's Guide to Creative Digital Photography

This 160-page book is divided into chapters:
*    Basics of Digital Photography
*    Understanding the Differences Between Film and Digital
*    The Electronic Image File
*    Digital Camera Controls
*    Digital Exposure Techniques
*    Lenses and Focusing
*    From Camera to Computer
*    Getting the Most Out of Your Images
*    Advanced Image Editing Tools

This is a very good book. The information it contains is good, solid advice. The included images are inspirational yet within the scope of what someone reading this book could aspire to produce. They are thus perfect to teach and encourage. The information in the book is concise, correct and appropriate.

Amphoto's Guide to Creative Digital Photography

This is an ideal book for someone who has a digital camera and has the desire to make their photography better. It is also a great resource for someone considering getting a digital camera and engaging in photography as a serious hobby.  It is not so thick it is intimidating, in fact it can look like a magazine, and is thus approachable. It is also an easy book to dive into at random.

This is a good, solid book. Buy it or buy it for someone else.

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