Need Help Understanding Your New Digital Camera?

World-Renowned Photographer Joe McNally Provides a Fool-Proof Guide to Shooting Digitally

Jan 06, 2011, 15:58 ET from Time Home Entertainment Inc.

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Home Entertainment Inc. today announced The LIFE Guide to Digital Photography App is now available on the App Store for iPad. In a friendly, conversational, and sometimes rollicking manner, Joe McNally, one of LIFE Magazine's master photographers, has prepared a fool-proof digital guide that covers tips of the trade; step-by-step instruction on focusing, lighting and composition; and feature photos from his personal portfolio.

In the app, McNally walks readers carefully through the 'do's' and 'don'ts' of shooting digital, concentrating on five key fundamentals: light, the lens, design elements, color, and composition. He offers his expert advice on everything from shooting fireworks and family portraits to telling a story with texture to choosing between color and black and white - framing all discussions around his own experience as a LIFE photographer.

Throughout the app, McNally's award-winning photography is interspersed with his tips-of-the-trade, offering up examples that readers can use to compare with their own work. The guide, complete with glossary, presents everything a burgeoning photographer needs to capture the very best digital images. 

Features of The LIFE Guide to Digital Photography App include:

  • 26 instructional audio recordings and one welcome audio message; 
  • 6 instructional videos, one for each chapter; 
  • Photo galleries and slide shows; 
  • Clickable Table of Contents; 
  • Glossary.   

The LIFE Guide to Digital Photography App is available for a promotional price of $9.99 until 1/20/11. Beginning on 1/21/11, the app will be available at a standard price of $14.99. The App is available for purchase on the App Store on iPad or via

SOURCE Time Home Entertainment Inc.