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Shooting Digital: Pro Tips for Taking Great Pictures with Your Digital Camera by Mikkel Aaland

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Appendix A. Zooming In: An In-Depth Look at Digital Technologies and Procedures

Throughout most of the book, we have focused on shooting techniques and strategies for perfecting your shots. Along the way, we touched on some technical topics that deserve a little more attention and elaboration. Understanding these technologies isn't strictly necessary for you to take good digital photos, but the information provided in this appendix can help you get more out of your digital camera, so let's zoom in and take a closer look.

Appendix Contents

  • Reading the Histogram

  • Fine-Tuning White Balance

  • Sensors Expanded

  • Extending Exposure Latitude with Software

Reading the Histogram

Your digital camera's LCD is great for providing quick confirmation that you got the shot ...

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