Table of contents for Photographing arts, crafts & collectibles : take great digital photos for portfolios, documentation, or selling on the web / Steve Meltzer.

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Photographing Arts, Crafts, & Collectibles
Take Great Digital Photos for Portfolios, Documentation, or Selling on the Web
8-1/2 x 11; 160 pp; PB-with Flaps
1-57990-906-X
978-1-57990-906-2
Table of Contents
Introduction 
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I. The Digital Camera
A. How It Works
1. The Camera Lens
2. The Aperture
3. The Shutter
4. The Sensor
5. The Analog-Digital Converter.
6. The Image Engine
7. The Buffer 
8. The Memory Card
B. Types of Digital Cameras 
1. The "Point and Shoot"
2. A Step Up-The "Prosumer", "EVFcam" , EVF-cam
3. The Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR)
C. Camera Buying Tips And Smart Buying.
1. Where To Start
2. Smart Buying
D. Using A Digital Camera
1. Setting the Camera
a. The Function Button/Function Menu
b. Exposure Systems
c. The Mode Dial
d. White Balance
2. Using the Menu to Set 
a. Image size/ Formats
b. Image Quality: Files Type
c. Sharpness
d. Focusing systems 
II. Light and The Digital Studio
A. Basics of Light and Lighting
1. The Components of Light
a. Color Temperature- The Color of Light
b. Direction
c. Quality of Light.
d. Quantity of light
2. A Bit of Color Theory
B. The Basic Studio
1. The Basic Studio 
2.How Much Space ?
3. How much Equipment?
C: Studio Lighting and Gear 
1. Daylight
2. Tungsten Light
3. Electronic Flash 
4. Fluorescents
5. Tripods and Remote Releases
6. Light Modifiers
D. Exposure
1. What is Exposure 
2. In-Camera Meters
3. Hand Held meters 
E. Backgrounds 
1. Solid Colors
2. Graduated backgrounds
III. Photographing Two-Dimensional Objects
A. Set-Ups For Flat Art, Paintings, Drawings and Other Flat Subjects
1. Setting Up the Lighting 
2. Squaring Up
3. Dealing With Glare
4. Color Accuracy
B. Fabrics 
1. Lighting Fabric 
2. Colors and Dyes
3.. Batiks, Macram¿ and Quilts
4. Long and Thin- Scarves and Table Runners
C. Photos of Photos
IV. Photographing Three-Dimensional Objects
A. Scale and Composition
1. Scale
2. Composition
3. Dividing By Thirds
4. Diagonal Have An Angle
5. S Curves are Sensuous
B. Ceramics
1.Tall Subjects.
2. Squat Pieces.
3. Ceramic Plates 
4. Surface Issues
 C. Glass and Acrylics Too
1. Tall Glass
2. Squat Glasswork
3.Glass Plates
4. Stained glass 
5. Dichroic Glass
D. Sculpture
E. Wood
F. Jewelry 
1. Necklaces 
2. Earrings, Pendants and Rings 
3. Shiny Surfaced Jewelry
G. Antiques and Collectibles
1. Dolls & Toys
2. Stamps and Coins
3. Other Collectibles
H. Models and the Photography of Clothing and Wearable Art 
1. The Model
2. The Model and the Work
3. Not Just Another Pretty Face
4. Space and Light
I. Objects That Light Up.
J. Installed Art In Galleries and Museums
V. Photoshop, Editing and The Digital Darkroom 
A. Photoshop elements 4.0
1.StartUp, The Photo Downloader and The Organizer
2. Editing the Image, Quick Fix/Standard Fix
3. Resizing
4.Interpolation
5. Correcting Distortion
6. Saving Images	
7. Printing Images
8. Printing a Proof Sheet or Is it A Catalog Page?
9. Creating A Photo Album 
10. Creating a Slide Show
B. Website Pictures and Pictures For The Web 
C. Pictures For eBay(r) Auction Sites	
D. Troubleshooting 
E. Retrieving Lost Files and Permanently Deleting Others 
F. Color Management 
G. Preparing A Jury Submissions
H. Slides From Digital Files
I. Digital Image Submissions and ZAPP 
J. Protecting & Copyrighting Digital Images
K. Digital Storage and Camera Care 
VI. The Back Pages
A. Glossary
B. Resources

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Photography -- Digital techniques -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Digital cameras -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Image processing -- Digital techniques -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Advertising photography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.