Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos
In This Chapter
Choosing photo software
Transferring pictures to your computer
Processing Raw (CR2) files
Preparing pictures for print
Creating low-resolution copies for online sharing
For many digital photographers, the task of moving pictures from camera to computer — downloading — is one of the more confusing aspects of the art form. Unfortunately, providing you with detailed downloading instructions is impossible because the steps vary widely depending on which computer software you use to do the job.
To give you as much help as possible, however, this chapter starts with a quick review of photo software, in case you aren’t happy with your current solution. Following that, you can find general information about downloading images, converting pictures that you shoot in the Raw format to a standard format, and preparing your pictures ...