Whether you’re a die hard film enthusiast or simply bamboozled by computers, there’s no denying Digital Photography is taking over, and over the next 300 pages this book will guide you through a series of tasks designed to familiarize you with the technology available enabling you to capture your own vivid images, print your own family album and potentially even sell your work. Covering every aspect of digital photography from helping you select ideal camera, getting the best from your equipment right through to publishing your work on the web or getting your images on to canvas. Unlike conventional film photography you don’t need to have your own dark room to edit your images and this volume will cover tips from cropping to advanced techniques for digital retouching. Indeed who ever said “The camera never lies” could never have envisioned impact of digital photography and the creative freedom it affords. Nowadays the ready availability of inexpensive digital cameras and powerful editing software has meant that for the well versed literally anything is possible. From simple enhancements such as removing red eye to restoring aging family photos, or more ambitious tasks like adding or removing missing relatives, this book will cover the techniques and tools used step by step to make them accessible to anyone.