Canon EOS Rebel T3i / 600D For Dummies

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A full-color guide to Canon's exciting new dSLR camera

Whether it's your first dSLR, your first Canon camera, or simply a new tool for your photography, your Canon Rebel T3i/600D has countless capabilities and you'll want to understand them all. This book covers all the dials, menus, and controls, showing you how to use each one. It explains how to change and use various lenses and offers advice on exposure, focus, printing, using flash, sharing photos online, and much more, all with plenty of full-color examples to show what you can achieve.

  • Canon's popular T3i/600D offers a vast array of options for the new dSLR photographer; this book guides you through all the settings, dials, and menus
  • Explains how to use Live View mode and record, edit, and play back video
  • Provides tips and advice on working with exposure, manipulating focus and color, switching from auto to manual controls, and using lighting creatively
  • Shows how to get photos from the camera to the computer, then edit and manage them using different software packages
  • Illustrated with full-color photos from the author, showing what you can achieve

This fun and friendly book helps you to quickly and confidently take advantage of the many creative possibilities offered by your new Canon camera.

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About the author

Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography for more than a decade. She has written For Dummies guides on various Nikon and Canon cameras and is also author of the bestselling Digital Photography For Dummies and other imaging books.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
May 12, 2011
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9781118121573
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Digital Media / Photography
Photography / Techniques / Cinematography & Videography
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This content is DRM protected.
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See the world differently through your new Nikon D5300

Your new Nikon D5300 digital SLR camera represents something about you. It shows that you want something more than a point-and-shoot camera has to offer. You want to take better photos. You want more control. You don't want to rely on editing to make beautiful photographs. Well, there's good news-you now have the right tool to make that happen! Now you need to learn how to use it. The Nikon D5300 has more features and expanded capabilities, and offers you more options for shooting in different situations. Taking advantage of the full complement of controls and settings gives you the power to capture images in new and imaginative ways.

Nikon D5300 For Dummies is your ultimate guide to using your new DSLR to its utmost capability. Author Julie Adair King brings her vast experience both as a veteran photographer and a photography teacher to you in this full-color, easy to follow Nikon D5300 guide. Nikon D5300 For Dummies contains more information that you would typically get in a basic photography course, plus information specific to the camera. Over 200 full-color images help illustrate concepts and apply them to the Nikon D5300, making this the ultimate reference for the beginning or veteran photographer.

Master controls, basic photography principles, and shooting in auto Get creative with advanced settings and video functions Take charge with manual controls, and understand camera functionality Find tips on editing and sharing photos

You have an excellent camera. Don't be content with shooting in auto mode forever! Master your DSLR and learn your way around the settings for the most gorgeous photographs you've ever taken. Nikon D5300 For Dummies is your guide to making it all happen.

Get picture-perfect shots with your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D

Your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D is capable of taking incredibly cool and truly frame-worthy photos, but unless you know how use it properly your pictures won't be worth a thousand words. Luckily, Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D For Dummies is packed with the tips, tricks, and instruction you'd gain in a photography course to take the intimidation out of working with your new camera—so you can start taking stunning photos right away.

Assuming no prior experience in photography, this book gets you up to speed on core photography concepts, then shows you how to grasp using the features specific to the Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D, like working in automatic mode, controlling exposure, selecting the best lens for the job, using shutter and aperture priority modes, knowing how and when to use flash, and so much more. Whether you're looking to capture lovely landscapes, perfect portraits, awesome action shots—or anything in between—the friendly guidance you'll find inside offers everything you need to get the shot…every time.

Get started in automatic mode before working up to advanced features Take control of your camera's exposure, lighting, color, and focus settings Shoot better portraits and action shots Get great shots every time—even in low light and when composing close-ups

Complemented by online supplements that cover the unique features of the companion T6i/750D at dummies.com, this hands-on guide will take your pictures from bland to beautiful in a flash!

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