The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography

The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography

by Jim Miotke


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Whether you have a simple point & shoot or a DSLR camera, learning the basics of digital photography can be confusing. With The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography, those mysterious icons, strange jargon, and dizzying array of imaging software and hardware quickly become tools to create great pictures.

Illustrated with full-color photos for guidance, this easy, practical, lesson-based workbook gives you a step-by-step tutorial in getting bright, crisp, beautiful pictures from your digital camera every time. "Assignments" at the end of each chapter give you the opportunity to go out and test your new skills in real life.

Learn about exposure, file formats and quality settings, low-light photography, digital filters and white balance, composition and lens choice, manipulating images, printing, and much more, all in a handy, bring-along format. Everyone who wants to create great photos needs The BetterPhoto Guide to Digital Photography!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817435523
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 06/01/2005
Series: Amphoto Guide Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 586,255
Product dimensions: 7.35(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jim Miotke is the founder of, an online photography resource that receives more than three million hits each month. An online instructor for the site's course on digital photography, Jim Miotke is also a professional photographer with more than twenty years' experience. He lives in Redmond, Washington.

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Better Photo Guide to Digital Photography 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you are just starting out in digital photography and want to take better pictures, I would highly suggest this book. Jim Miotke breaks it down into a layman's terms and makes understanding digital photography easy. Even if you don't want to get into photography professionally and just want to understand what it takes to make more interesting photographs, this book is for you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago