Digital Photography Essentials is both a nuts and bolts approach to photography as well as a motivational work designed to get you going with your digital photography. From the common concepts that are basic to photography to a demonstration of more advanced visual images, the book's intent is to make you more aggressive with your shooting. You'll learn how to initiate your own photo projects as well as create more dynamic images through image manipulation. You'll come away with more confidence and many more ideas. It's written in very accessible language and does not get caught up in terminology and technical jargon.