May 17, 2006

New Take Control ebook offers essential advice for digital camera buyers

New Take Control ebook offers essential advice for digital camera buyers

Digital camera buyers who need help understanding camera reviews or putting all the info together to make a purchase can now find up-to-date advice in the the second edition of "Take Control of Buying a Digital Camera." Written by professional photographer and instructor Larry Chen, the $10 ebook provides a soup-to-nuts guide to the process of purchasing a camera and gives tips for how to get the most out of the camera once it's purchased. The ebook's release kicks off a holiday gift-buying sale at Take Control Books - shoppers can save 50% on all consumer electronics titles through December 26th.

"Take Control of Buying a Digital Camera" assists readers at every step along the way, providing help with budgeting and understanding what types of photos they want to take, friendly advice about the many possible camera features, expert guidance on reading camera reviews and evaluating picture quality, and suggestions on where to shop. The ebook comes packed with photography tips, case studies, and color photos illustrating the discussions, plus a thoughtful section about buying a digital SLR camera. Readers will find a 2-page printable shopping worksheet, which they can print out, annotate as they read, and take with them when they shop. The ebook also includes an appendix summarizing popular cameras in different categories and a glossary covering common photography terms.

"There's almost too much information about digital cameras available on the Internet," commented Take Control publisher Adam Engst," and this ebook helps shoppers make sense of it all and buy the right camera for their needs."

Book Details:
"Take Control of Buying a Digital Camera" by Laurence Chen http://www.takecontrolbooks.com/buying-digicam.html
PDF format, 107 pages, free 32-page sample available Publication date: December 4, 2005
Price: Normally $10, on sale for $5 through December 26th
ISBN: 1-933671-07-6

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