Cengage Course Tech. Book: Complete Digital Photography, Sixth Edition

Cengage Course Tech. Book: Complete Digital Photography, Sixth Edition

Cengage Course Tech. Book: Complete Digital Photography, Sixth Edition

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Cengage Course Tech. Book: Complete Digital Photography, Sixth Edition

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  • By Ben Long
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Cengage Learning provides you with an informative and practical guide to photography in the 21st century, their book, Complete Digital Photography, Sixth Edition, by Ben Long. Cameras are more complicated these days than in the days of film and photomats. Long takes you through every step of the process from shooting to post-production, so you can finally free your memories from their digital prison. With an easy-to-understand style, the author starts with the basic fundamentals of photography, like composition and exposure. He also provides insight on the right equipment for your shooting needs. And when it comes to post-production, the sixth edition features new material about Photoshop CS5, Camera RAW, Micro Four Thirds cameras, and post-production. Tutorials and exercises can be found throughout the book to help you practice what you read about.

Benefits
  • Features NEW coverage of Photoshop CS5, Camera RAW, Micro Four Thirds cameras, and post-production, and a revised and more user-friendly organizational structure
  • Walks readers through all aspects of digital photography
  • Includes detailed tutorials with accompanying media
  • Teaches the artistry of photography, as well as the techniques
  • Written by an experienced photographer and author who has lectured on the subject worldwide
Table of Contents
Introduction

1. Eyes, Brains, Lights, and Images
2. Getting to Know Your Camera
3. Camera Anatomy
4. Image Transfer
5. Image Sensors
6. Exposure Basics
7. Program Mode
8. Advanced Exposure
9. Finding and Composing a Photo
10. Lighting
11. Raw Shooting
12. Special Shooting
13. Workflow
14. Editing Workflow and First Steps
15. Correcting Tone
16. Correcting Color
17. Image Editing in Raw
18. Masking
19. Black and White Conversion
20. Layers, Retouching, and Special Effects
21. Panoramic Stitching and HDR Merging
22. Output

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About the Author
Ben Long is a San Francisco-based photographer and writer. The author of over a dozen books on digital photography and digital video; he has been a longtime contributor or contributing editor to many magazines including MacWeek, MacUser, Macworld UK, and others. He is a Senior Contributing Editor for Macworld magazine, and a Senior Editor at CreativePro. His photography clients include 20th Century Fox, Blue Note Records, Global Business Network, the San Francisco Jazz Festival, the Pickle Family Circus, and Grammy-nominated jazz musicians Don Byron and Dafnis Prieto. He has taught and lectured on photography around the world
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Subject Photography books and tutorials
Author Ben Long
Edition Sixth
Hard/Soft Cover Paperback
Pages 576
ISBN Number ISBN 13: 9781435459205
ISBN 10: 1435459202
Publisher Cengage Learning
Date Published February 25, 2011
Dimensions Not specified by publisher
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 7.3 x 1.5"
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