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!
- Top industry expert, Canon Explorer of Light, and bestselling author Rick Sammon shares invaluable advice for taking amazing photos with a point-and-shoot camera
- Explains how to capture proper exposure, create depth of field, use the appropriate flash settings, and more, all using your point-and-shoot camera
- Boasts hundreds of beautiful photos with accompanying explanations as to the various techniques Sammon used to get a specific shot
- Motivates and inspires you to improve your compact camera skills to a whole new leve
You'll be grateful for the amazing advice Rick Sammon confesses in Confessions of a Compact Camera Shooter.
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From the Back Cover
"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