Photographer’s Guide to the Fujifilm X10: Getting the Most from Fujifilm’s Advanced Digital Camera is a complete guide to the operation, features, and controls of the Fujifilm X10 camera. The color paperback version includes more than 200 color images illustrating the menus and settings of the camera. The book also is available in electronic versions (PDF, Kindle, and iPad formats) that contain all of the images and text of the paperback version. In addition, the book is available in a black-and-white paperback version at a reduced cost.
This book explains all operations, features, menus, and controls of the Fujifilm X10 camera in clear language.
The guide’s more than 200 photographs, almost all in full color, illustrate the camera’s controls and menus, and also include examples of the various types of photographs that can be taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Film Simulation settings, which let the photographer alter the color processing and other aspects of images; various menu options such as Dynamic Range and Intelligent Digital Zoom; and the camera’s strong set of features for continuous shooting.
In addition, the book goes beyond the realm of everyday photography, providing introductions to more advanced topics such as infrared photography, astrophotography, digiscoping, street photography, and creating 3D (three-dimensional) images that can be viewed with conventional red and blue 3D glasses.
The book also includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the Fujifilm X10, which can record high-definition (HD) video with stereo sound and can take silent slow-motion movies that slow down action to enable studies of sports and other action sequences.
In three appendices, the book provides information about accessories available for the camera, including cases, filter adapters, and external flash units; sets forth a list of useful web sites and other resources for further information; and includes a section with helpful “quick tips” that give particular insights into how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.
The book includes a detailed Table of Contents and a full Index, so the reader can quickly find needed information about any particular feature or aspect of the camera. In the PDF version, the Table of Contents and Index are interactive, so the reader can click on a page reference to navigate to the desired topic instantly.
For more details about the book and its contents, you can check out the complete Table of Contents, look through the topics in the 18-page Index, or read an excerpt from the book. You can see some sample photos from the Fujifilm X10 camera at the Sample Photos page on this site.
Because printing costs make the price for the full-color edition of the book quite high, I am also making available a black-and-white edition of the book for $14.95. That version has all of the content of the original edition, including all text and photographs, but the photographs are printed in black and white. The photos do not show up as well in black and white as in color, and, of course, the discussions of color functions do not correspond well to the monochrome photos. To make up for the shortcomings of the black-and-white edition of the X10 book, I will provide a free copy of an electronic edition of the book to anyone who purchases the black-and-white printed book and then sends a message to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting the electronic edition (PDF, ePub, or Kindle .mobi). Just include some proof of purchase, such as an order number from an Amazon confirming e-mail, or forward the order confirmation e-mail message to me. I am hoping this system will work well for those readers who want to have a printed copy of the book to carry along with their camera, but also would like to see the full-color photographs for reference, on the computer, iPad, Kindle Fire, etc.
The PDF version is available for $9.95. Once downloaded, the PDF file can be installed for personal use on any computer, tablet, phone, or other digital device owned by the purchaser.
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