This totally unique and completely up-to-date best-seller is written and fully illustrated in a step-by-step, easy-to-understand format that teaches beginners the basics of 35mm photography like no other book. Amply illustrated every step of the way, this book features the latest in autofocus cameras and all of the most commonly used films.
Included are techniques for loading and unloading your camera, focusing for manual and automatic cameras, exposure control (inlcuiding how to select the right f-stop and shutter speed combination), and controlling depth of field. The book also features techniques for using in-camera or handheld light meters, successful electronic flash techniques, tips for improving your composition, as well as lens and camera care.
Presented in short, easy-to-digest sections that facilitate learning, this book is a must-have resource for those new to 35mm photography.