March 26, 2008
Digital Photography from the Ground Up--New from Rocky Nook: A Comprehensive Course in the Principles & Techniques of Modern Photography
Santa Barbara, CA—Digital technology has revitalized the interest in one
of the most fascinating creative hobbies: photography. This new book from
Rocky Nook--Digtal Photography from the Ground Up ($34.95 USD)--will help
the novice photographer get started with a firm foundation in
understanding the principles and techniques of modern photography. And,
the more experienced photographer will be guided through the transition
from analog to digital photography.
Whereas most other books on digital photography focus on image editing in
Photoshop, this book deals with the photographic workflow, from capture to
print and storage.
In this book the reader will learn:
- How imaging occurs in digital cameras
- An understanding of composition
- Digital shooting techniques
- Image editing, printing, and presentation
- How to archive and organize photographic images
This is not the book that explains which button to push. Rather, it is
what the title promises: an in-depth course loaded with valuable
information and tips. Juergen’s goal is to share his own experience as a
photographer, and to pass on the knowledge that will make photography an
enjoyable and rewarding endeavor.
For a review copy or more information please email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your delivery address and contact
Juergen Gulbins has extensive experience in writing, technology, desktop
publishing, designing ihg-end document archival systems, and digital
photography. He is a prolific author who has written and translated books
on topics such as CAD, Unix, DTP, typolography, Internet, document
management, Linux, and various aspects of digital photography. He has been
a passionate photographer most of his life.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index,
author bios, and cover graphic, see the catalog page for Digtal Photography from the Ground Up
Digital Photography from the Ground Up
ISBN: 9781933952178, 300 pages, $34.95 USD, £21.99 GBP
About Rocky Nook
Rocky Nook's books are distributed internationally by O'Reilly Media.
Rocky Nook was founded in early 2006 in Santa Barbara, California, and is
closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a leading publisher of books on
technology based in Heidelberg, Germany. The focus of Rocky Nook's
publications is on digital photography and computing.
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