Chapter 1. Before You Shoot

You'll increase the odds of making great digital photos if you take a few moments to ground yourself in some basics. It's useful, for example, to understand why shooting digital is inherently different from shooting film. And even if you already own a digital camera, you should know whether the camera you are using—or the one you are thinking about upgrading to—is the right digital camera for your needs. This chapter will get you started on the road to making great photos with your digital camera.

Chapter Contents

  • Bridging the Film/Digital Gap

  • The Right Digital Camera

  • Knowing Your Digital Camera

  • Software Solutions

  • Accessories That Make a Difference

  • Finding Up-to-Date Information and Support

Bridging the Film/Digital Gap

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