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Digital Photography For Absolute Beginners. Quick Guide to Getting Started With Digital Photography [Kindle Edition]

John A. Alexander
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Do you want to improve the family pictures that will keep your memories alive forever? Do you want to show your friends amazing photos from your trips?
Then you need to learn Digital Photography.

If you feel overwhelmed or confused by most books about photography this one is perfect for you.

Digital Photography for Absolute Beginners, by John A. Alexander is a quick guide to understand basic concepts such as shutter speed, different lenses, managing the light, the use of filters, etc. Everything is explained in clear language, avoiding complicated terms and making easy the jump to digital photography.

Inside you will also find the necessary information to choose the right equipment to start enjoying this hobby immediately.

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  • File Size: 246 KB
  • Print Length: 47 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00938EF88
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #83,895 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Plenty of Useful Information August 30, 2012
By Jeffrey
I bought this book to help me improve on my picture taking skills. Like many people, I have been taking pictures for many years, yet I consider myself to be still stuck in the beginner stages of photography.
This book helped explain many of the digital photography basics that I did not understand. I might add that it explains things in an easy to understand and to the point way.
I feel this book provided me with plenty of useful information to get going in the right direction.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Book Short on Content September 6, 2012
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This book is a great book for the person who is an ABSOLUTE beginner to dSLR or to digital cameras as a whole. Would have loved to have seen more content than what the book had but what was there was written well and would recommend this book to anyone who wants to start with digital photography.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars For my wife, to start December 1, 2012
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I've been helping my wife with her new dslr camera, but I also downloaded a few books to help her understand basic fundamental concepts. As the title says, it's for beginners! If you already know what aperture means and how you can use it, it's not for you.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars True to it's Title & Promise September 4, 2012
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Yes, it's called Digital Photography for Absolute Beginners, and this book delivers on it's promise. It is basic information, but actually has some very sound suggestions that even a more experienced photographer will see value in. I'm probably a bit more experienced than an "absolute beginner", but even I wished I'd read a book like this before investing in a B&W filter for example, as I've always struggled with digital photography software, and I had no idea most software would accomplish the same effect as that expensive filter does.

All in all some good basic tips, logically laid out & easy to read. Having photographs to show the effects of different settings was lost on me (I have an older Kindle) as everything kind of looks the same in B&W. This was the only reason it got 4 stars, not five, but on a newer Kindle I'm sure they're fine.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great reference November 10, 2013
I'll keep this one with my reference books and go-to list of books that have taught me a quick way to understand different photo methods.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Just okay August 10, 2013
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The book did give basics but I was expecting more of a how to. It really doesn't explain the settings as I would have liked. If you are looking for a book to direct you in equipment this is fine.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars good intro to digital photogrpahy July 28, 2013
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I picked this book up to review my knowledge. I found the book to be well organized and I relearned a few things to boot. All in all a nice introductory book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great July 22, 2013
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Very helpful and broken down for the beginner
Works well in the facts on photography and enhances the thought process as well
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Worth the dollar!
As others have stated,it was pretty good for a beginner. I could have used a little more detail on the topics,but for a dollar it will get you started just fine. Read more
Published 17 days ago by dobberst
1.0 out of 5 stars A waste of money
I knew it was a very short book but thought I'd try thinking it would at least explain the language of DSL photography, I was wrong. It was a waste of money and my time.
Published 23 days ago by Sue303
4.0 out of 5 stars A photography book that give you a head start.
This book answered all of my beginners questions. I took a few pictures, read this book and there was a noticeable difference in the quality of my work.
Published 1 month ago by Juan McCall
4.0 out of 5 stars I liked it...
My only concern, i wished it was longer. As soon as i started to get really into it, the book ended.
Published 1 month ago by Nicki H
4.0 out of 5 stars For first time photographer
This book is for baby new photographer. It provides a basic view of what photograph is. There is no technical view of what settings do. It is a simple introduction.
Published 3 months ago by Gilles
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Reading
This book is clear and concise and easy to understand.
I can take better pictures now, without using the auto mode!
Published 3 months ago by D. B. Abney
2.0 out of 5 stars NO
Not really the information that I was looking for. I was looking for a more detailed photography book and instructions on different camera settings.
Published 11 months ago by Jackie
5.0 out of 5 stars Photography
Great book easy to access and download and read on I pad and was free and very assess ably and helpful
Published 12 months ago by Marsha Chamberlain
3.0 out of 5 stars Absolute Beginners--right in the title
This brief book (pamphlet, really) is super basic. If you know the least bit about cameras, this isn't for you. If you've been living under a rock, this might be useful to you.
Published 12 months ago by javamonster
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