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Digital Photography Tutorial

Digital Photography is quickly becoming the new way to capture images because it encourages more freedom and creative experimentation, without the worry and cost of film. This Virtual Training Company tutorial will help you learn the basics of Digital Photography. Authored by Pierre Pretorius, the tutorial begins by introducing you to the proper tools you will need to become involved with digital imaging. He covers the fundamentals of resolution and storage, and helps you find a better understanding of digital output, including enhancing your work using PhotoShop (see ISBN#1930519958, PhotoShop 6 for Photographers for more). He will give you the basic information needed to print your digital photographs. You can start learning the basic fundamentals of becoming a better digital photographer today! Just click on one of the movie topics below.

*This tutorial is narrated by Tammy van der Reijden

Background on Digital Imaging

The Digital Darkroom
Choosing a Digital Camera
Camera Design
Digital Media
Shooting Modes
File Types
Misc Features
Photo Sensors
More on Lens Types
Understanding Exposure

Understanding Image Quality

The Lens
Understanding Resolution
How Much Resolution do you Need?
Dynamic Range

The Digits Behind Digital Images

The Binary System
Understanding Storage
File Formats and Compression

Understanding Digital Output

Auto Levels Adjustment: Photoshop
Contrast Adjustment: Photoshop
Levels Adjustment: Photoshop
Curves Adjustment: Photoshop
Color Balance adjustment: Photoshop
Sharpness Adjustment
Advanced Sharpening
Cloning: Photoshop
Color Management
Creating Black and White Images pt. 1
Creating Black and White Images pt. 2
Creating Toned Monochrome Images

Making Good Prints and Electronic Images

Types of Printers - Dye Sublimation
Types of Printers - Inkjet
Choosing a Printer pt. 1
Choosing a Printer pt. 2
Printing Principles pt. 1
Printing Principles pt. 2
Printing Tutorial
Introduction to Internet Publishing
Preparing Images for Electronic Transfer

The Essence of Imaging

Basic Visual Qualities of Photography pt. 1
Basic Visual Qualities of Photography pt. 2
Thinking Creatively

Your Camera's Technical Features

Exposure & Shutter Speed
Capturing Fast Moving Objects
Lens Aperture & Depth of Field
Points of Focus
Light Meters

The Main Themes

Portrait Photography Principles pt. 1
Portrait Photography Principles pt. 2
Landscape Photography Principles pt. 1
Landscape Photography Principles pt. 2
Action Photography Principles
Nature Photography Principles

Practical Discussion

Portrait Discussion pt. 1
Portrait Discussion pt. 2
Landscape Discussion pt. 1
Landscape Discussion pt. 2
Landscape Discussion pt. 3
Nature Discussion pt. 1
Nature Discussion pt. 2
Abstract Discussion
Action Discussion



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