Chapter 1. Thinking Digitally

The first step in digital photography is to create the best possible picture in the field. The second step is to optimize that capture and use software to present the final image in the best possible way. Digital photography requires embracing certain concepts in addition to the traditional photographic tools. The better your photographic techniques and the more efficient your digital workflow, the less time you'll spend on the computer doing mundane tasks and fixing mistakes. That will leave more time for photography itself as well as creative interpretations of the images using Photoshop.

This chapter covers some of the basic digital concepts you need to consider while in the field as well as some common digital ...

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