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by Rachel Devine

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5 stars/Non-Ficton; Photography

Beyond Snapshots is a great book for anyone who has invested in a new digital SLR camera only to be overwhelmed by all the modes, functions and lens choices.

Each chapter of this book highlights an individual feature of the camera and then gives instructions for when, why and how to use it in your own photography. With plenty of great images and encouragement, Devine and Mazey open the door to understanding and utilizing all the creative options the camera is capable of so you can finally capture the images you seek with confidence.

This is definitely a "must-have" book for all digital SLR beginners or those wanting to improve their own photography.

Highly Recommended.

*As a side note: I have both the paper and digital copy of this book. Because of the improved photo quality and ease of use, I prefer the paper version. ( )
  showmegirl | May 20, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0817435808, Paperback)

Ready to Capture Your Story with Beautiful Photos?
 
Let professional photographers Rachel Devine and Peta Mazey show you how to use that fancy DSLR to photograph the story of your life, from falling in love and having a baby, to the everyday moments that are no less precious. You’ll learn:
 


   • Common beginner mistakes and how to avoid them
   • How to take portraits of your children, friends, pets—even yourself
   • How to capture light to make your photos more dramatic
   • How to make colors pop, eyes sparkle, and skin tones more realistic
   • How to capture the uniqueness and wonder of your family, friends, and world
 
After all, why trust your memories to regular snapshots when with just a little knowledge, you can create beautiful photographs?
 
Be inspired to see the beauty around you, every day.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:23:56 -0400)

A reference guide for amateur photographers who want to make the most of their DSLR cameras outlines professional tips and techniques for taking family photos, capturing natural subjects, and working in different lighting situations.

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