|About the Book|
So youve made the jump to digital photography and youre having a ball with your new camera, right? Now, youre wondering just what it would take to make your photos a little more than just snapshots. Well, Digital Art Photography For Dummies is aMoreSo youve made the jump to digital photography and youre having a ball with your new camera, right? Now, youre 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!Youll not only discover great new ideas, youll see the effects in full color. This book will help youGet fabulous, well-exposed photos, no matter what your shooting conditions may beTweak, edit, and enhance your images to create something a lot better than what you started with, or maybe something entirely newProduce gallery-worthy art prints that people are willing to pay forFind out if its time to upgrade your computer to handle graphics workSound like fun? This plain-English guide makes it easy, too! Youll find out just what makes a picture artistic, how to plan and set up a good photo shoot, what kinds of tools are available in Photoshop to help you enhance or even completely revamp an image, and how to be sure that what comes out of your printer meets all your expectations. Best of all, this book is jam-packed with full-color images that show you just what you can produce. Youll find out how toSelect the right digital equipmentShoot in color, black-and-white, and at nightChoose subject matter that fits your styleUnderstand and use your cameras settings to get the best shotsPhotograph landscapes, people, action, and just about anything elseCreate special effects in PhotoshopImprove the quality of your photos or turn them into true works of artMat and frame your work for maximum effectIf youre comfortable with your digital camera but want to find out more about creating cool effects in Photoshop, you can jump directly to Part III and discover tips and techniques that turn ordinary pictures into extraordinary art. Or maybe youve been trying to get better nighttime photos. Part II is all about setting up your equipment and getting the perfect shot. Like all For Dummies books, Digital Art Photography For Dummies is designed so you can go directly to the part that most interests you.Whether youve been thinking of selling your work or you just want to create a knock-their-socks-off family gallery that your relatives can view online, this book shows you how to take your photography hobby to the next level. Even if you just want to look at the pictures for inspiration, you cant go wrong!