Understanding Photography

Understanding Photography
Master Your Digital Camera and Capture That Perfect Photo
by 
Sean T. McHugh
August 2018, 250 pp.
ISBN-13: 
978-1-59327-894-6
4-Color
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Understanding Photography will teach you the core concepts that underlie the magic of digital photography with highly visual, clear, and comprehensive explanations. Topics covered include the fundamentals of exposure, how lens choice affects creative control, digital image characteristics, and how to make the most of natural light.

You'll learn:

  • Basic concepts in photography like camera metering, depth of field, and the rule of thirds
  • Features specific to digital cameras like bit depth, digital sensors, and image noise
  • How to control perspective and style using lenses
  • How to use equipment and accessories to enhance capture
  • Advanced exposure techniques for photographing in fog, mist, or haze
  • Techniques for improving hand-held shots and mastering autofocus

If you yearn to understand the digital photography hobby at a deeper level, or you simply want to take better photos, Understanding Photography is a must-have resource.

Author Bio 

Sean T. McHugh is the founder and owner of www.cambridgeincolour.com, an online learning community for photographers, and head of product at a leading digital camera company. A scientist by training, he is fascinated by the interaction between technological developments and the range of creative options available to photographers. He has conducted several student workshops related to general camera and digital SLR technique.