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iPhoto ’08 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide by Adam C. Engst

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Appendix B. Taking Better Photos

iPhoto and your digital camera will make you a better photographer, for the simple reason that the best way to improve a skill is constant practice. Thanks to iPhoto, it’s easier to take and review photographs than ever before.

But you need not discover all the ways you can take better photos on your own. Having the best equipment for the kind of photos you want to take will help, as will learning some of the basics of different types of photography. This appendix offers that advice, ranging from choosing the best camera for your needs to tips on how to take great pictures of kids. (Hint: The posed portrait is unlikely to work.)

So skim these few pages to find tips that you can use to create better photos with minimal ...

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