Best Photography Books for Dummies

1. Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies

by David D. Busch

The ideal guide for beginning DSLR camera users, with full-color examples of what you can achieve Make the most of your Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax, or Olympus digital SLR camera! This guide explains the different lenses, the many settings and how to use them, the results you can get from using different controls, how to use lighting and exposure, and much more. If you haven't purchased your camera yet, you'll also find tips on choosing a camera and…»

2. High Dynamic Range Digital Photography For Dummies

by Robert Correll

Create amazing HDR photos with this full-color, plain-English guide Your secret is safe with us. Even if you don't have the latest high-end high dynamic range (HDR) camera equipment, you can still create striking images that appear as if you do with the tips, tricks, and techniques in this helpful guide. Discover how to use bracketing effectively, get the most out of a tripod, finesse your photos with Photoshop, and make it all go easier with this…»

3. Digital Photography For Dummies

by Julie Adair King, Serge Timacheff

Your digital camera can do so much! And Digital Photography For Dummies, 6th Edition helps you shoot, edit, and share great photos. This full-color guide is packed with stuff thatâÄôs not in your camera manual âÄî tips on upgrading your equipment, working with focus and exposure, shooting like a pro, organizing and enhancing your images, and printing them or getting them online. Are you already youâÄôre hip-deep in images? HereâÄôs how to manage them. This guide…»

4. Digital Photography Workbook For Dummies

by Doug Sahlin

Digital photography has revolutionized the way people take, print, and share photos. But if you're wondering why your digital photos don't measure up to the terrific shots that some people take of sunsets, people, pets, and everything else, you probably need a little help from Digital Photography Workbook for Dummies. With great, easy-to-follow instruction and lots of practice tasks, this roll-up-your sleeves workbook is packed with exercises to help you…»

5. Digital Portrait Photography For Dummies

by Doug Sahlin

A full-color guide to the art of digital portrait photography Portrait photography entails taking posed photographs of individuals or set scenery and is the most common photo style among the most novice photography hobbyist to the most advanced photographer. With this easy-to-understand guide, bestselling author and professional photographer Doug Sahlin walks you through the best techniques for getting professional-quality digital portraits. Packed with…»

6. Digital Photography For Dummies, DVD + Book Bundle

by Barbara Obermeier, Mark Justice Hinton

An amazing value for digital photography beginnersâÄìDigital Cameras & Photography For Dummies, a full-color book, plus a 60-minute DVD! This value-priced bundle is the perfect how-to package for novice digital photographers who want to start taking great pictures right away. It features a 256-page, full-color guide that shows how to take great photos, edit them, and show them offâÄìincluding special "makeover" chapters that explain how to turn bad photos into…»

7. Digital Photography All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

by David D. Busch

ItâÄôs easy to get started in digital photography and take great photos with Digital Photography All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies! This fourth edition helps you choose the right camera, compose and capture great photos, load them onto your computer, enhance them with Photoshop, and share them online or as prints. HereâÄôs how to compare digital camera features, choose accessories, and explore digital SLRs; get great close-ups, sports and action shots, and…»

8. Digital Art Photography For Dummies

by Matthew Bamberg

So youâÄôve made the jump to digital photography and youâÄôre having a ball with your new camera, right? Now, youâÄôre wondering just what it would take to make your photos a little more than just snapshots. Well, Digital Art Photography For Dummies is a great place to find out! YouâÄôll not only discover great new ideas, youâÄôll see the effects in full color. This book will help you Get fabulous, well-exposed photos, no matter what your shooting conditions may be…»

9. Photography for Dummies, Second Edition

by Russell Hart

Your personal photographs have a worth that canâÄôt be measured in dollars and cents. TheyâÄôre likely the one thing you would grab on the way out of a burning house âÄì an irreplaceable record of the life you lead, of friends and family, and of the occasions with which you mark passing years. The funny thing is, most people arenâÄôt entirely happy with their photographs. And that's where Photography For Dummies comes in. You don't need a fancy camera with…»

10. Color Management for Digital Photographers For Dummies

by Ted Padova, Don Mason

Shows digital photo enthusiasts how to ensure that the color in an image file is accurately represented and reproduced, from camera or scanner to monitor or printer Packed with color management solutions that will help novices create picture-perfect images Discusses the main components of color management including understanding light, matching digital images to displays and prints, working with color spaces, calibrating a printer, and using color…»

11. Photo Retouching & Restoration for Dummies

by Julie Adair King

Think back to the last time you browsed through your photo collection. You probably didnâÄôt get very far before you thought to yourself, âÄúThis picture would have been great if only. . . .âÄù If only the exposure had been better. I only that big plant, sign, or other distracting object wasnâÄôt cluttering up background. If only the print hadnâÄôt been sitting for 30 years in the basement being attacked by mildew, dirt, and paper-munching bugs. In years past, you…»