Digital Photography: 99 Easy Tips To Make You Look Like A Pro!
||Author: Ken Milburn|
List Price: $19.99
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media (25 June, 2002)
Sales Rank: 30,937
Average Customer Rating: 4.2 out of 5
Customer ReviewsRating: 3 out of 5
One of best teachers for cameras; but imaging falls short.
This book would have rated 5 stars, if only a CD with digital images were provided for the part II "Digital Darkroom" techniques. An excellent text for easily learning a lot about digital cameras - and worth the $20 for that part alone. But talking about digital image processing, supported only by poorly reproduced black-and-white shots on greyish paper, doesn't hack it. Had the author provided a CD with practice images to support his well-done imaging tips, it would have been masterful. But words alone are incapble of giving you the "feel" for fine-tuning options and sliders in PhotoShop Elements or similar programs. The author does provide a website address that perhaps will have the missing pictures? But no, I receive a puzzling message of "account unavaiable; contact your support rep". Huh? Anyhow, even if the images could be downloaded, it would be an inexcusable waste of the reader's time, and once again no substitute for an included CD. Ken Milburn is an excellent teacher - let's hope a 2nd edition of this potential winner will address these issues.
Rating: 5 out of 5
I don't know about Pro but
this is a great book to expand your horizons with your digital camera. I like the layout and a digital camera makes it so easy and inexpensive to experiment with all the ideas laid out in this great book.
If you have a good background in photography, some of the concepts will not be new to you, but its a great gift for someone starting out with a new digital camera.
Rating: 5 out of 5
The best book I've found!
This is the book on digital photography for which I've been searching since first immersing myself in this hobby. Every question that I've been trying to get answered is here. It's like the author wrote this book just for me.
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