This is exactly what photographers venturing into the digital world for the first time have been looking for: an easy-to-follow, well-illustrated manual that shows them how to take great photographs. PCPhoto founding editor Rob Sheppard is the perfect guide, and this revised and updated volume is the beginner’s must-have book. In simple language, Sheppard explains the advantages of digital and covers the most important new technology (such as smile and blink recognition, image stabilization, higher megapixel sensors, and more). He offers invaluable information on shooting techniques, cameras, printers, and accessories; and expertly unravels the confusion over formats and file sizes, lens conversion factors, media cards, downloading pictures, and the basics of getting a good print. This is simply indispensable for any digital camera or inkjet printer owner.