He provides a series of steps that you can use to analyse a scene, find the right exposure for that scene, and get the shot. While others detail the mechanics of the camera, his focus (no pun intended) is on the image. This book is written in a light, conversational tone, as if he were sitting beside you with a coffee or tea.
While the automatic features of new digital cameras are great, there are limits to what they can do. If you are running into the limits of the auto setting of your camera and would like to take more control of your photos, this book will take the mystery out of the camera settings and provide you with the tools to get the shot that you want.