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The title of the book tells no lies, this really is a most basic photography guide. It covers all basic points – it even says you can delete images off a digital cameras! The book is large and the layout gives it a school textbook feel. The language is easy to understand and large, colourful images break the text up nicely. The information on offer is, very much, for the beginner so anyone who has some basic knowledge of digital photography will want to look else where. If you're just s...
If you're looking to improve your photography and Canon 500D knowledge then take a look at this book. The style the book is written in, and the size of the text, make the book easy to read and the layout makes the whole thing look extremely tidy. The coloured diagrams and text make the book more user-friendly and easier to understand. It's the type of book you can pick-up and out down as needed and, due to the size, you could easily take it with you on a shoot. If you're looking for...
This guide will teach you about your camera and give you some basic advice on capturing perfect photographs. The style the book is written in, and the size of the text, make the book easy to read and the coloured diagrams help with explanations. It's the type of book you can pick-up and put down as needed and, due to the size, you could easily take it with you on a shoot. If you're looking for a basic guide that will give you some basic shooting pointers and advice about your camera t...
This book is a slightly larger manual which will teach you all about your camera but not how to take better photographs. The language is simple enough to understand and the font, size of text and layout make the book easy to read. The images and all of the text is black and white which makes the book a little boring and sometimes hard to see. Overall, it's a good reference book it's just a shame about the black and white images.
If you look at a manual and just get confused you need to take a look at this book. It isn't the nicest looking book in the world but it does give you the information needed to use your camera correctly. The style the book is written in and the size of the text make the book easy to read and it's small enough to carry in your bag. It's a shame the images are black and white as some are lacking in detail and others are not as clear as they would be in colour. Apart from this, it's a useful ...
This is a great reference book for someone looking for a little more information than their manual has to offer. It wont teach you how to become a great photographer but it will show you how easy it can be to understand how your camera works. The language used is simple enough to understand and the size of the font makes the book easy to read. It's a shame that the images, like the text, are all in black and white as this makes them boring to look at and sometimes hard to see. If you're...
This book wont be winning any beauty prizes but the information it has on offer lets it off a little. The book covers a wide selection of topics and is written in a clear and concise way. The lack of colour lets it down a little as the black and white images mean details, such as camera diagrams, are not clear. This is a good reference guide that will help you learn more about your camera but it wont help you improve your technique. If you're looking for a reference guide that's easy ...
What this book lacks in colour it makes up in detail, depth and information. It may look like an exaggerated user manual but it is well written and the information supplied covers a wider variety of topics. The book may not help you take better photographs but it will certainly help you understand your camera more. The book is lacking in images but overall, thanks to the information it has to offer, it's a great book for any Nikon D80 users.
This book is a quick reference guide perfect for a photographer looking for a little more detail than their user manual has to offer. A wide variety of topics are covered and the book is written in a clear and concise way. The fact that the book is in black and white and is lacking images is a slight disappointment but, never the less, the information given is still useful and worthy of a look.
The title of the book suggests it's a complete photography guide and the 478 pages do a rather good job at backing this up. The book is well written, the advice is easy to follow and it can be quite inspiring too. Images are in abundance which makes the book easier to work through and there's also Photoshop lessons which show you how to get to grips with post-production editing. The book covers plenty of areas and it's the perfect companion for a photographer who's looking for a guid...