Digital Photography Manual: The Complete Guide to Hardware, Software and Techniques by Winn L. Rosch
From buying your first digital camera to e-mailing snapshots to your cousin in Canada, this book covers it all in step-by-step style with colour illustrations. Start with selecting the right digital camera (and remembering when film still works better), and find out what you need to take the best possible digital photos for every common application, from illustrating an online auction, to putting pictures in newsletters, to making professional-quality portraits. From there, this book shows you how to improve photos using popular graphic software, file them on CD and print them on paper or the Web. It's a complete guide to choosing and using digital cameras.