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My Digital Photography for Seniors

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Description

  • Copyright 2016
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5560-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5560-5

The perfect book to help anyone 50+ learn digital photography – in full color!


My Digital Photography for Seniors is an exceptionally easy and complete full-color tutorial on digital photography, visual storytelling, and image sharing. No ordinary "beginner's book," it approaches every topic using meaningful examples, step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a custom full-color interior designed for comfortable reading.
 
Professional photographer and top-selling author Jason R. Rich covers all you need to know to take great photos with your smartphone or tablet, manage and organize your digital photo library, safely exchange your images with family and friends, tell compelling stories and chronicle your memories with digital images, and share your creations in print and online. Rich helps you:

  • Take amazing pictures with your Apple or Android smartphone or tablet
  • Become a better photographer, one easy technique at a time
  • Master easy tools for viewing, organizing, editing, and sharing photos
  • Create a digital diary that tells an unforgettable story
  • Safely exchange photos on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram
  • Make prints for framing, scrapbooks, or photo albums
  • Create bound photo books to chronicle important events and memories
  • Combine your photos and thoughts in a digital journal
  • Securely store copies of your photos online
  • Share images through email, iCloud, Shutterfly, Flickr, OneDrive, Google Drive, or Dropbox
  • View digital slide shows on your TV or mobile device
  • Automatically “geo-tag” new photos with their location

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Two additional chapters, bonus articles, and a Glossary are available to you at www.quepublishing.com/title/9780789755605. Click the Downloads tab to access the links to download the PDF files.

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Viewing, Editing, and Enhancing Photos On Your Mobile Device

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started with Digital Photography Using Your Mobile Device

Digital Photography Is Both a Skill and an Art Form

Some Digital Photography Basics

    Making Photos More Useful with Metadata

    Not All Digital Cameras Are Alike

The Main Steps Involved with Digital Photography

    An Overview of Picture-Taking

Start Taking Photos

Chapter 2 Taking Amazing Pictures with Your Smartphone or Tablet

Launching the Camera App on Your Mobile Device

    Launch the Camera App on iOS

    Launch the Camera App on Android

Understanding Popular Camera Features and Functions

    Use the Shutter Button to Snap a Photo

    Working with Autofocus Sensors

    Zoom In on Your Subject

    Burst Mode Is Perfect for Capturing Action

    Shed Light on Your Subject Using a Flash

    Discover How HDR Mode Can Improve Your Shots

    Portrait Versus Landscape Mode

    The Timer and Time Lapse Options Can Be Useful

    Panoramic Shots Are Ideal for Shooting Landscapes

    An Image Filter Can Dramatically Alter the Appearance of an Image

Adjusting the Camera App’s Settings Before Taking Pictures

    Take Pictures with Your iPhone or iPad

    Turn On/Off the iPhone or iPad’s Grid Feature

    Using the Camera App with an Android-Based Device

    Take Pictures with Your Android Device

    Understanding the Settings Menu Options

    Understanding the Mode Options

You Have the Skill, Now Perfect the Art Form Aspect of Digital Photography

Chapter 3 Improving Your Photography Skills

Breaking Your Current Picture-Taking Habits

Knowing Your Objectives

Finding Visually Interesting Subjects

    Photograph an Inanimate Object

Using the Rule of Thirds as You Frame Your Shots

Use the Rule of Thirds When Framing Your Shots

Paying Attention to Lighting

Choosing a Shooting Angle or Perspective

Taking Advantage of Your Surroundings

Taking More Interesting Portraits and Candid Shots of People

    Strategies for Taking Candid Shots of People

    Strategies for Taking Posed Portraits

Capturing Action Shots with Ease

Making Your Travel Photos as Memorable as Your Adventures

    Keep Taking Photos Throughout Your Travels

    Take Photos of Signs Wherever You Go

   

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