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The beginning of the photographic process significantly affects the final outcome of an image - a fact that has not changed with digital photography.

Capture: Digital Photography Essentials concentrates on photography from a digital-capture workflow point of view. Authors Glen Rand, Chris Broughton, and Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler discuss the digital tools that allow photographers to capture, create, and maintain high-quality digital photographs. Readers will learn to maximize the potential of their images through an understanding of the core principles and more advanced aspects of the digital photographic process.

Topics include:

  • Digital Cameras
  • Sensors
  • Lenses
  • Basic Exposure
  • Digital Exposure
  • Digital Capture Workflow
  • Image Files
  • Parametric Editing
  • Digital Zone System
  • High Dynamic Range Imaging
  • Hybrid Imaging
  • Capture Technology


On May 21 Kiatikun Luangkesorn wrote: Book Review: Capture - Digital Photography Essentials by Glenn Rand et. al.
Capture: Digital Photography Essentials by Glenn RandMy rating: 4 of 5 starsCaptureWhen I started to get serious about photography, I turned to London and Upton’s ‘Photography’ as a place to go to understand the fundamentals of photography on the theory that you can get better at something if you understand… Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

On May 6 Jeffery Rine wrote: Capture Digital Photography Essentials
Capture, Digital Photography Essentials by Glenn Rand, Christopher Broughton, Amanda Quintenz-Fiedler will challenge you to create better digital photographs. Continue reading → Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar5.0

On Apr 29 Jose Betancur wrote: A risky approach, but interesting content
It is a risky proposition, but it would be somewhat effective for those who want to learn more about the tools that are expressed. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar2.0

On Apr 21 Shawn Day wrote: Capture: Deep Theory Well Executed
Capture by Rand, Broughton and Quintenz-Fiedler is an opulent manual that plumbs the depths of photographic theory, presenting it with clarity - extending the traditional analogue into the digital. Its all about the science of image and light. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

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