National Geographic Digital Photo Guide
The National Geographic Digital Photo Guide
is the ultimate guide to digital photography that comes at an affordable
price of $19.95AUD. Just about everyone these days has a digital camera
and even though most of these people believe that they can use a digital
camera, the simple fact of the matter is that they cannot. That is,
anyone can take a photo but it takes a photographer to take a photo that
Fortunately for us mere
mortals in the photography world, Manaccom have released the National
Geographic Digital Photo Guide that not only teaches users how to
maximise their digital photos but also how to use their PC as the new
digital darkroom. With interactive examples, movie demonstrations and
exercises, this program is a definite must have for those wishing to
improve their digital camera skills.
A crash course for
photography: basic to advanced.
Things to consider
in digital cameras, such as lenses, megapixels, sensors, LCD panels
Using a digital
arranging a good picture.
Your PC - the new
in easy assisted steps.
sharpening, corrections, and creative effects.
re-sizing and the power of layers
Image size and file
The keys to printing
success and using scanners.
computer and emailing digital images.
Packed with useful
tips, information and weblinks.
Benefits of National
Geographic Digital Photo Guide
The installation of
National Geographic Digital Photo Guide was a breeze and it simply auto
installed once the CD was detected by our test computer. Once installed,
we were treated to an extremely user-friendly interface that is
extremely reminiscent of a web page that has all the topics on the left
window pane and the information on the right window pane. The colour
scheme of the program also features your traditional National Geographic
yellow and black colour scheme for that "official" feel.
Benefits of National Geographic Digital Photo Guide:
Photographers of all
levels will benefit from the informative explanations and
examples used throughout the program.
layout guides you through the different chapters - or you can
easily jump ahead to the section that most interests you.
Includes profiles of
professional photographers and covers elements you might never have
considered when taking shots or developing your photos.
Handy history tool lets you look at the previous pages you have
Opt to enable the
narration function to assist the learning process
I must admit that once
the installation was completed, the amount of information on this disc
is amazing and if you have the time and patience, this software package
will definitely improve your skills as an amateur digital photographer.
Topics such as the crash course in digital cameras will assist users in
understanding what all the technological jargon behind the camera really
means, whereas topics such as image layers will teach users how to
master photo manipulation. Presented in a variety of different teaching
formats, the National Geographic Digital Photo Guide is aimed at the
beginner to amateur photographer.
In conclusion, the National Geographic Digital Photo Guide is a definite
must have software package that teaches users the ins and outs of
digital cameras that is on an easy to understand level without too much
technological jargon. The only thing that the user really needs to
accompany this program is a program like Photoshop and a digital camera.
Check it out!
Memory (RAM) 64MB
Hard Drive Space 200
MB free hard disk space
screen resolution: 1024 x 768; 16bit sound card.