Digital SLR cameras constitute the fastest growing area in the digital camera market, up a staggering 400% in the last two years. With the price of a digital camera coming down all the time, the sector is forecast to rise even more sharply by the end of 2008.
All serious amateurs, students of photography, and professionals now aspire to a digital SLR camera. It is superbly illustrated with hundreds of stunning images from a top photographer and is full of professional hints and tips.
All aspects of using a digital SLR camera are covered, including:
Equipment: cameras, lenses (from fisheye to ultra telephoto, macro, zoom and shift), converters, extension tubes, bellows, etc.
Getting to grips with your digital SLR: batteries and memory cards, camera menus, camera modes, exposure, shutter/aperture priority, depth of field, etc.
How the camera interpretes the scene: framing the picture, how to look, foreground detail, backgrounds, perspective
Photographic themes: landscapes, nature, people, architecture, still life, action photography
Getting more from your digital SLR: using filters, multiple exposures, fill–in flash, infra–red photography, underwater photography, night photography, close–ups, panoramas
Post–production: setting up the digital darkroom, downloading, storing and backup, using Photoshop, printing, other presentation media, etc.