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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Digital Photography, 4th Edition by Chris Bucher

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Chapter 10. Avoiding Digital Photography Pitfalls

In this chapter, you learn how to recognize and avoid the most common problems in digital photography.

Avoiding Digital Photography Pitfalls

Avoid Taking Unfixable Pictures 110

What Is a Histogram? 111

Use a Histogram as You Take Pictures 112

Compensate for Shutter Lag 114

Avoid Blowouts 115

Keep Your Camera Steady 116

Avoid Undesirable Colorcasts 117

Never Use Digital Zoom 118

Reduce Digital Noise 119

Avoid Taking Unfixable Pictures

With all the automatic features in today's digital cameras, you can still take digital pictures that have problems that no amount of computer image-editing can fix. You can learn the most common digital photography ...

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