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Real World Digital Photography, 2nd edition by Tim Grey, Seán Duggan, Katrin Eismann

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Chapter Nine. Download, Edit, and Convert

Whether you work in a professional photo studio or you've just returned from a family weekend, the first thing you have to do is download your images to your computer. Of course, you can review your digital photographs with the camera's LCD screen, but that can be tedious when you're working with a lot of images (not to mention a drain on the battery). So it's always better to transfer your images from the camera media to the computer as the first step. With the images safely on the computer, you can delete the ones you don't want, and organize your best images so you can optimize them for output.

You may be tempted to skip the organization stage and move on to editing your images in Photoshop. Don't. ...

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