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Derrick has been interested in photography since age 11, and a computer nut for decades. He's been waiting for years for these two passions to converge, and now that they have, it's everything he thought it would be. Managing editor of O'Reilly Network, Derrick focuses on Web authoring, digital media, and mobile computing. Favorite projects include O'Reilly DevCenters for Web Development and for the Mac. Derrick's experience includes more than 15 years as a photojournalist, a stint as the managing editor for Web Review, and a speaker for CMP's Web conferences. He is the coauthor of iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual and author of the Digital Photography and Digital Video Pocket Guides. Derrick also manages his online photo business, Story Photography.
I have read many digital photography guides, but this one was thorough and informative. Derrick Story delved into the mechanics of digital cameras in ways that other authors... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Terrie Brockman
While published in several editions in the first decade of the new millennium, O'Reilly's DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY POCKET GUIDE is still a helpful book today. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Christopher Culver
I volunteered to teach a class at the Senior Center and used some of the techniques in the book for the class. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Susan Peloso
This book has some very useful info from what i seen as i wondered though it. I would tell my friends to get it if they have any questions on photographyPublished on January 15, 2013 by Jody
I am continually amazed at the quality of books O'Reilly keeps giving us. This one is no exception. From the Missing Manual series to this title, O'Reilly has given us another gem. Read morePublished on July 12, 2011 by Frank Beckendorf
Lots of well explained & concise info. I carry it in my camera bag at all times. Great for the novice and amateur/semi-pro.Published on July 2, 2010 by Cormac English
I recently purchased a Canon EOS Digital Rebel and purchased a couple books to help me take better pictures. This book has a lot of great information and is well worth the money. Read morePublished on August 9, 2009 by Tantara Videos
I have room for only one reference book in my camera bag. I carry my camera manual and the third edition of Digital Photography Pocket Guide. Read morePublished on July 22, 2008 by Jerry R. Hamby