Playback Mode: Viewing, Erasing, and Protecting Photos

In This Chapter

arrow Exploring picture playback functions

arrow Deciphering the picture information displays

arrow Understanding histograms

arrow Deleting bad pictures and protecting great ones

arrow Creating an in-camera slide show

arrow Viewing pictures and movies on a television

Without question, my favorite thing about digital photography is being able to view my pictures on the monitor the instant after I shoot them. No more guessing whether I captured the image I wanted or I need to try again; no more wasting money on developing and printing pictures that stink. In fact, this feature alone was reason enough for me to turn my back forever on my closetful of film photography hardware and all the unexposed film remaining from my predigital days.

But seeing ...

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