Michael Freeman has a well-deserved reputation for effectively explaining the concepts behind digital picture-taking to a variety of audiences. Here, he turns his attention to the professionals and advanced hobbyists who are making the move from traditional to digital and want help mastering the technology and meeting their clients' new requirements. Freeman thoroughly answers the most frequently asked questions about the basics of digital capture, from cameras and computers to storage options, printers, and scanners. Photographers will learn the different file formats and how to save images for print or publishing on the web. They'll explore valuable software tools and basic image processing programs that fix common problems, and see how to improve pictures using an assortment of cropping and filtering techniques. The smart, detailed advice will give photographers confidence as they enter this new digital world.