What's New

► Watch our short preview video at Betterbook.com/DSLR

We recently made the largest content update since this app was launched! With over 150 updates to keep it current for 2014, including:
► Dozens of photo captions now tell you the settings that were used to take them.
► New Guided Tour of the Nikon D3200
► Updated slide shows of camera and lenses to include the most recent releases.
► Dozens of updates to the Buying Guide to reflect the latest product releases, from cameras, to lenses, to tripods and storage hardware.

App Description

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The #1 DSLR book app, with over 150,000 copies sold! • Featured in the 2012 App Store Holiday Gift Guide •

Stop using the Auto setting on your fancy DSLR camera! Introducing a how to photography guide made exclusively for the iPad & iPhone that combines the depth of a traditional book with stunning multimedia not possible on paper.

USA TODAY • “Designed for beginners, the language is fun and easy to follow... Master Your DSLR Camera is an invaluable companion for amateur photographers looking to get more out of their gear.”

WALL STREET JOURNAL • “Interactive iPad Book Brings DSLR Camera Lessons to Life... the slickly designed book includes material like videos, tours, slideshows and cheat sheets for common shooting scenarios.”

TUAW • ”Best of 2011 - iPad Photography App Runner-up... An absolutely luscious interactive book... If you have an interest in photography and want to know more, Master Your DSLR Camera is the best purchase you can make.”

WIRED • “If you just got a new SLR, or you have had one for years and never shifted it off the “green square” idiot mode, then this could be a great way to spend $10.”

FAST COMPANY • “Interactivity and instant feedback are the best ways to learn any new skill, and Master Your DSLR Camera marshalls all of the iPad's tapping, touching, swiping multimedia horsepower to get its points across.”


PREVIEW VIDEO
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► Watch our short preview video at Betterbook.com/DSLR


WHY IT’S A BETTERBOOK
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► “Master Your DSLR Camera” is a book made exclusively for the iPad and iPhone, and includes:
• HD Video tutorials by Pulitzer Prize finalist and White House photojournalist Mary F. Calvert
• 300 stunning photographs from more than a dozen professional photographers
• 30 interactive slideshows and guided tours
• Expert-curated buying guide, with more than 150 recommended photography accessories
• Quick-reference glossary and pop-up tips with key terms, definitions, and photos accessible throughout
• Easy-to-follow navigation, with ability to bookmark, highlight, take margin notes, and easily search


WHAT THE BOOK WILL DO
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► Cut Through the Jargon
Take advantage of the iPad’s best features by tapping, swiping, and sliding your way through seemingly inaccessible concepts like aperture, shutter speed, focal length and ISO. Explore interactive guided tours of the camera, inside and out, and manipulate camera settings in the book to see the image transform right before your eyes.

► Conquer Any Scenario
Learn professional tricks like how to freeze droplets of water in midair and perfectly blur the background of a bridal photo. Manage movement and light, properly set up your shots, and use our quick-reference cheat sheets to master 25 common shooting scenarios, including:
• Children
• Pets
• Travel & Architecture
• Nighttime, Sunsets & Fireworks
• Parties & Weddings
• Nature & Wildlife
• Sports

► Troubleshooting
Learn how to fix common digital photography problems like blurry images, uneven lighting, distortion, and discoloration.


THE EXPERTS
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► Author: DAVID BECKER
David is a veteran technology journalist who has covered photography and digital imaging for publications including Wired, CNET, Men’s Journal, and Macworld.

► Video tutorials by: MARY F. CALVERT
Mary spent eleven years as a staff photographer for The Washington Times, covering Congress, political campaigns, and the White House. Mary was a finalist in 2007 for the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for her work in sub-Saharan Africa, and in 2008 was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in International Photography for reporting in India.

Through in-depth HD video tutorials, Mary helps you take control of your powerful DSLR camera and walks you through how to see the beautiful photos hidden from the untrained eye, while also capturing the moments that could have easily passed you by.

App Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 11, 2014 New version 3.7
  • December 21, 2013 New version 3.5.5
  • November 28, 2013 New version 3.5.3
  • October 12, 2013 New version 3.4.3
  • September 16, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $4.99
  • September 02, 2013 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $5.99
  • August 31, 2013 New version 3.4
  • August 31, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • July 26, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • July 12, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • April 30, 2013 New version 3.2.3
  • April 12, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • April 03, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • March 01, 2013 New version 3.2.1
  • January 21, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • January 20, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • January 19, 2013 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $3.99
  • January 18, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $6.99
  • December 19, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • December 18, 2012 Price decrease: $7.99 -> $2.99
  • December 17, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $7.99
  • December 12, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • December 09, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $9.99
  • December 08, 2012 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • December 03, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • December 01, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $6.99
  • November 28, 2012 Price increase: $6.99 -> $9.99
  • November 26, 2012 Price increase: $3.99 -> $6.99
  • November 25, 2012 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
  • November 21, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
  • November 20, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $6.99
  • November 19, 2012 New version 3.0.8
  • November 19, 2012 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • November 17, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • October 04, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • September 25, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • September 24, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • September 22, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • September 19, 2012 Price increase: $6.99 -> $9.99
  • September 15, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $6.99
  • August 06, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • August 04, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • July 13, 2012 New version 2.4.1
  • June 25, 2012 Price increase: $6.99 -> $9.99
  • June 23, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $6.99
  • June 18, 2012 Price increase: $6.99 -> $9.99
  • June 15, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $6.99