Derrick Story

Five Ways to Make Your Photos Look Better

Date: This event took place live on March 27 2008

Presented by: Derrick Story

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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In this webcast, Derrick Story, digital photographer, blogger, and author of The Digital Photography Companion, gives you the tools to capture the high quality pictures you've always wanted--photos that will distinguish your work from others.

Thousands of pictures are recorded every day. Many of these shots are personal and not meant to be viewed as art. But what if you could capture the world everyone else sees, but in a more beautiful way? Derrick shows you five ways to make your pictures look a cut above those snapshots we typically see.

About Derrick Story

Derrick Story is the digital media evangelist for O'Reilly. His experience includes more than 20 years as a photojournalist, managing editor for O'Reilly Network, and a speaker for IDG, PMA, and Santa Fe Workshops. He is the author of Digital Photography Hacks, Digital Photography Pocket Guide, 3rd Ed., and his latest, The Digital Photography Companion. He coauthored iPhoto: The Missing Manual with David Pogue.

Derrick likes to keep his shooting skills sharp by running his photography business, Story Photography. You can listen to his photo podcasts and read his tips at The Digital Story ( Aperture fans might want to check out his co-authored video training on Aperture 1.5 Beyond the Basics.

"Derrick Story has a unique gift for creating order out of chaos. Digital photography turns things upside down and even seasoned shooters need help. Whether you are a complete beginner or a photographer with experience, Derrick is the go-to guy. His new book "The Digital Photography Companion" fits perfectly into my camera bag and is going with me on all my assignments from now on."
-- Rick Smolan, Photographer, Creator of "Blue Planet Run" and "America at Home"