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Canon EOS 7D Digital Field Guide

This guide takes you through everything you need to know to use the camera and take good pictures successfully. Everything from the basic controls of the camera to the best ways to use white balance and other such controls are covered, it also tells you what accessories will work best and why. The book is easy to follow and understand, the text is large and split into easy-to-follow sections and the images that accompany it are well captioned. The index can help you find what you're look...

Nikon D3000 for Dummies

This book is like an exaggerated manual, pulling in lots of extra bits of information and tips you didnít know about the D3000. The book's really easy to follow but it does have the feel and look of a school text book and it sometimes feels like youíre spoke to as if youíre a school kid. But this aside, it is crammed full of information and by the end of it, youíll end up knowing how to use your Nikon D3000. The images are not award-winning but they break the text up nicely and support the i...

Exposure Digital Field Guide

This guide tells you everything you need to know about exposure then goes onto explain how the knowledge can be applied to everyday photographic situations. The book is detailed and rather in-depth but this doesnít mean itís one for the experts! The guideís easy to understand, simple to follow and gives even the beginner an insight into the world of exposure. The book could be read all the way through in one go but the nicely headed sections mean itís one you can pick up and put down as yo...

Photographer's Guide to the Leica D-Lux 4: Getting the Most from Leica's Compact Digital Camera

This guide is small, compact, and quick to read and as a result, itís lacking in depth. Donít get me wrong, a lotís covered in not too many pages but its quick snap-shots of information which not everyone will find useful. The book is well written and the layout makes it easy to follow. It features useful diagrams and the language isnít over complicated so flows well and is good for those new to photography. The size of the book also means itís perfect to take out with you, a time when a g...

Digital SLR Cameras & Photography for Dummies

This book is designed to help you use all of the features of your new Digital SLR camera and use the various modes other than automatic to get the best photos possible. If you are new to Adobe Photoshop then this book has a section that will teach you to fine-tune your photos.There are also ten tips on the following subjects: Improve your DSLR Photography, Things you never thought of doing with your DSLR camera, online resources for DSLR Photography and Confusing Concepts Clarified. The book ...

The KODAK Most Basic Book of Digital Photography

The title of the book tells no lies, this really is a most basic photography guide. It covers all basic points Ė 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...

Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D Digital Field Guide

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...

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Field Guide

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...

Pentax K100D/K110D

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.

Pentax K10D (Magic Lantern Guides)

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 ...