Photography for the Web - Table of Contents - Digital Photography School

Photography for the Web – Table of Contents

Photography for the Web is an indepth but fun read that covers Photography over 7 packed chapters and 158 pages. This table of contents should give you a good overview of what we’ve got in store for you.

Preface

  • Who Should Read This Book
  • What’s in This Book
  • Where to Find Help
    • The SitePoint Forums
    • The Digital Photography School Forums
    • The Book’s Website
  • The SitePoint Newsletters
  • The SitePoint Podcast
  • Your Feedback
  • Tips, Notes, and Warnings
  • Acknowledgments

1. About Your Camera

  • Types of Digital Camera
  • What do all these bells and whistles do?
    • The Sensor
    • The Lens
    • The Aperture and Shutter
    • The Viewfinder
    • Onboard Flash
    • Preset Scene Options
  • What happens when you push the button?
    • Half-press
    • Full-press
  • Take Control

2. Photo Basics

  • Exposure
    • Metering
    • Aperture and Depth of Field
    • Shutter Speed and Motion Blur
    • ISO and Noise
    • The Sunny 16 Rule
  • Composition
    • Focal Point
    • Viewpoint and Angle
    • Lines and Angles
    • Pattern and Symmetry
    • Placement
    • Space
    • Balance
    • The Next Time You Pick Up Your Camera
  • Practice, Practice, Practice

3. Advanced Techniques

  • Working with Light
    • Direction
    • Quality
    • Amount
  • Flashes
    • Built-in Flash
    • External Flashes
  • Working with Objects in Motion
  • Working with Tripods
  • Long Exposures
    • Long Exposure Effects Worth Trying
  • Macro Photography
  • Photographing People
    • Tips for Photographing People
  • Saving for the Future
  • Treat Practice as Play

4. Storing and Managing Your Images

  • The Importance of Backups
  • Metadata and Tags
    • Naming, Sorting, and Rating
  • Image Organizing Applications
    • The Cheaper Options
    • The Pro Options: Aperture and Lightroom
  • Storage
  • Make Your Life Easier

5. Editing Your Images

  • Non-destructive Editing
  • Tonal and Color Correction
    • Histograms
    • Tonal Range
    • Color Casts
  • Cropping and Rotating
    • Thumbnails and Avatars
  • Distortion and Lens Correction
  • Blemish Removal
  • Black and White
  • The Best Images You Can Make

6. Sharing Your Images

  • Email
  • Blogging
  • Photo Websites
    • Flickr
    • Picasa Web Albums
    • Windows Live
    • SmugMug
  • Making Your Own Website
  • Sharing on Paper
    • Color Calibration
    • Output for Other Media
  • Show Your Stuff and Improve Your Skills

7. Further Steps

  • Online Forums
  • Social Groups
    • Camera Clubs
    • Photowalks
  • Taking Photography Beyond a Hobby
    • Entering Competitions
    • Selling or Giving Away Stock Images
  • Education
  • Show Us What You See

Index