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Top photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Rick Sammon shares his best tips and tricks for getting high-quality images with your point-and-shoot camera
Prolific author and renowned photographer Rick Sammon shares essential tips, tricks, and advice from years of vast and unique photography experiences. Packed with pointers and helpful hints, this handy, full-color guide can travel with you on your journeys for getting stunning photographs taken with point-and-shoot cameras. You'll learn how to capture proper exposure, create depth of field, use the appropriate flash settings, and much more.
More than 100 techniques show you how to improve your compact camera skills and hundreds of lavish photos serve to motivate and inspire you. Aim your sights at taking stunning photos with this helpful guide by your side!
You'll be grateful for the amazing advice Rick Sammon confesses in Confessions of a Compact Camera Shooter.
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"I confess I took virtually every picture in this book with my compact camera!"
Pros like Rick Sammon make their living with top-of-the-line dSLR cameras. Most, however, also carry a compact camera for fun candids, family shots, and even as a back-up. In this book, Rick demonstrates how a compact camera can take spectacular pictures if you follow some basic photo tips, tricks, and techniques.
Loaded cover to cover with Rick's fabulous photos, this book shows you how to get more than you imagined possible from your high-quality compact camera.
Apply Rick Sammon's top tips for great photos indoors and out
Learn to use the appropriate modes and settings to achieve a wide range of effects
Compare Rick's compact camera shots with similar images taken with a dSLR
See how to manage lighting and control flash with your compact camera
Explore Rick's favorite plug-ins and what they can offer
Discover settings that boost your compact camera's versatility and give you greater control
Create new opportunities for yourself by using your compact camera when dSLR equipment isn't practical
Worth the $4 I paid for it, but no more. It is still a GOOD overview of photography in general, but everything here can be learned thru you tube, especially Karl Taylor & Fro Knows... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Smurf
Much better than I expected. Can't tell it from new. Great bargain! Very Satisfied. Don R.Published 8 months ago by Donald Reed
Very good. helped me to realize the full potential of my cameraPublished 9 months ago by Herbert L. Gumpright
I learned a lot. I would have liked a little more depth on some of the topics, but he gave some good references as to where to look for further information. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Roger Keyser
I purchased this book for a friend, who has never been into photography, but was going to buy a very expensive DSLR (in the thousands). Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dr. Oceanfront
This book is cheap for a reason. There is a lot of sizzle but no meat. It is a real quick read, but very little stays with you. Did I learn a few things? Yes. Did I expect more? Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ted Epand
But for some reason, the author is awesome online and I've learned a lot from him that way, but in book form it just didnt translate for me. Read morePublished 23 months ago by ABruchis