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David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual


David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual by David Pogue

If you're ready to jump into digital photography or would like to increase the skills you already have, David Pogue's Digital Photography: The Missing Manual is just what you need. Bestselling author David Pogue provides a no-nonsense guide to the entire process, including how to: buy and use a digital camera; get the same photographic effects as the pros; manage the results on your Mac or PC; edit photos; and, finally, share the results with your adoring fans - on paper, online, or on mugs, jigsaw puzzles, and blankets.After reviewing hundreds of digital cameras and photo services in his weekly New York Times column, David Pogue knows digital photography. With this new Missing Manual you will: get expert advice on how to choose a digital camera, including information on the only specs that matter (Hint: it's not about mega pixels); learn the basics of lighting, composition, and shooting lots of photos; understand how to choose the best camera settings for 20 different scenarios; unravel the problems of correcting images and storing them; learn David's tips and tricks for sharing and printing images; and, get a special troubleshooting section you can turn to when things go wrong. David Pogue's witty, authoritative voice has demystified the Mac, Windows, iPods and iPhones for millions of readers. Now, he offers step-by-step instructions and plenty of friendly advice to help you join in the fun and get real satisfaction from digital photography.

About the Author

David Pogue, Yale '85, is the weekly personal-technology columnist for the New York Times and an Emmy award-winning tech correspondent for CBS News. With 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the for Dummies series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called Missing Manuals, which now includes 100 titles. David and his wife Jennifer Pogue, MD, live in Connecticut with their three young children. His web site is

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Book Info

Publication date

1st January 2009


David Pogue

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O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA


294 pages


Photographic equipment & techniques
Digital photography: consumer/user guides



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