Master Your DSLR Camera
A Better Way to Learn Digital Photography
Stop using the Auto setting! Made exclusively for digital reading, this how-to book features interactive lessons and video tutorials by photojournalist and Pulitzer finalist Mary F. Calvert. Finally, camera anatomy and photography concepts are easy to understand.
Bring Home a Professional
Photojournalist Mary F. Calvert helps you take control of your powerful DSLR camera, teaching you how to manage movement and light and how to properly set up your shots.
In-Depth Video Tutorials
In beautiful HD, discover the gorgeous photos hidden in everyday situations, while also capturing the moments that could have easily passed you by.
Mary F. Calvert
Mary is an award-winning humanitarian photojournalist and former staff photographer for The Washington Times, where she covered Congress, political campaigns, and the White House for 11 years. In 2007, she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for her work in sub-Saharan Africa.
David is a veteran technology journalist who has written camera reviews and covered digital imaging news for publications including Wired, Men's Journal, CNET, and Macworld. David's photos have appeared in gallery exhibits, major newspapers, and stock photo catalogs.
Cut Through the Jargon
Tap, swipe, and slide your way through concepts like aperture, shutter speed, focal length and ISO.
30 Slideshows and Guided Tours
Explore interactive guided tours of the camera inside and out and manipulate camera settings in the book to see the image transform right before your eyes.
25 Common Shooting Scenarios
Use our quick-reference cheat sheets to take photos of children, pets, architecture, sunsets, nature, sports, parties, and more.
Fix common problems like blurry images, uneven lighting, distortion, and discoloration.