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Canon PowerShot Digital Field Guide (Digital Field Guide)by Michael Guncheon
Synopses & Reviews
You've got the power, now get the shot.
Taking pictures, says author Michael Guncheon, should be a little bit of magic and a whole lot of fun. Grab this book and your Canon PowerShot and go make it happen! Work through the Quick Tour to get familiar with your camera's settings, menus, and operation, then delve into the details that turn snapshots into great photographs. Get tips and advice for taking super shots in dozens of situations, then learn the best ways to download, edit, and print your pictures — and enjoy it all.
This full-color book is designed to tap the exploding market in digital photography with over 250 pages of beautiful photos, essential photography how-to information and no-fail formulas for getting great digital pictures with the world's most popular brand of cameras by Canon — Powershot. It goes above and beyond the simple booklet that comes with the cameras with step-by-step techniques that cover exposure, composition, and shooting tips on perspective.
* The digital photography field is exploding with sales in the billions, and this translates to a surfeit of photographers new to digital photography who are interested in taking better pictures
* Featuring more than 250 pages of beautiful, detailed photos throughout, this guide offers no-fail formulas for every time digital photographers point and shoot
* Explains how to use all of the camera's features and functions, and contains essential information on how to get pictures onto the computer, edit them, and print them
* Goes beyond the standard instruction booklet and shares step-by-step techniques that cover exposure, composition, and shooting tips
With this book and your Canon PowerShot, taking pictures becomes a lot more fun! The Quick Tour gets you familiar with all the settings and menus on your G, S, TX, A, or SD-series camera, so you can start shooting. Then spend some time exploring tips for getting super shots in dozens of situations, using manual settings for greater control, and telling a story with your photos. Finally, learn the best ways to download, edit, and print your pictures.
About the Author
Michael Guncheon is a contributing editor for PCPhoto magazine and author of its venerable and very popular HelpLine column. He is also a columnist and technical editor for HDVideoPro magazine. His photographs have appeared in numerous publications.
Table of Contents
Part I: Using Your Canon PowerShot Camera.
Chapter 1: Exploring the PowerShot Cameras.
Chapter 2: Navigating Your PowerShot Camera.
Chapter 3: Getting the Most Out of Your PowerShot Camera.
Part II: Creating Great Images with Your Canon PowerShot.
Chapter 4: The Fundamentals of Photography.
Chapter 5: Accessories.
Chapter 6: Capturing Great Images.
Chapter 7: Downloading, Editing, and Outputting.
Chapter 8: Using the Video Feature.
Part III: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Online Resources.
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