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Teach Yourself Visually™: Digital Photography, 3rd Edition by Lynette Kent, Dave Huss

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Chapter 9. Avoiding Digital Photography Pitfalls

Avoiding Digital Photography Pitfalls

In this chapter, you learn how to recognize and avoid the most common problems in digital photography.

Avoid Taking Unfixable Pictures 96

What Is a Histogram? 97

Use a Histogram as You Take Pictures 98

Compensate for Shutter Lag 100

Avoid Blowouts 101

Keep Your Camera Steady 102

Avoid Undesirable Color Casts 103

Never Use Digital Zoom 104

Reduce Digital Noise 105

Avoid In-Camera Adjustments 106

Become Comfortable with Your Digital Camera's Settings 107

Avoid Taking Unfixable Pictures

With all the automatic features in today's digital cameras, it is still possible to take digital pictures that have problems that ...

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