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Re: Lights, Camera, Capture Is a Shutterbug's Delight
Posted by: John P. Mello Jr. 2010-12-06 11:22:02
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If you want to see the future of books, take a look at Lights, Camera, Capture for the iPad. You won't find the volume in the Apple bookstore. That's because the book is being sold as an app. Some publishers have taken their wares for the iPad to the App Store so they can charge more for what's not much more than type adorned by pictures. That's not the case with Lights, Camera, Capture . The book on using lighting in digital photography is a rich mix of media that's expertly integrated into an arresting package.

More examples of multimedia digital books
Posted by: doja 2010-12-12 09:08:01 In reply to: John P. Mello Jr.
It seems clear to me that the future of publishing lies in multimedia digital publications that incorporate videos, animations, and Web links. To see where this is headed, try the browser-based samples listed below.

A best-selling multimedia computer textbook published by Course Technology/Cengage:

A non-fiction historical book with numerous Web links and video clips:

A multimedia digital publishing system:

Future of eBooks
Posted by: akcoyote 2010-12-06 11:34:55 In reply to: John P. Mello Jr.
Lights, Camera, Capture is an excellent signpost to the future of 'information' eBooks, perhaps most non-fiction titles.

I can just see most any Stephen E. Ambrose title on WW2 with film, animated maps, photos organized into slide shows, etc. illustrating it.

Plus 'Lights' is another outstanding 'justification' for my iPad.

Remember, the iPad may not be a computer, but it sure is useful and fun!
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