Synopses & Reviews
Picture the images you'll capture with your 40D
In the Canon EOS 40D, speed and reliability meet superior image quality and affordability. And the more you know about your camera, the better your images will be. So don't wait another minute. Learn how to work with color spaces and white balance, use Live View, set up the 40D for your shooting style, set and evaluate exposure, and more. Get helpful tips and advice that you can use every time in this handy guide that goes wherever you take pictures.
Discover how to use and modify Picture Styles, and why you should
Create customized settings for the subjects you shoot most often
Explore Canon lenses
Work with natural light, onboard flash, and accessory Speedlites
Understand when and why to use RAW capture
Get insights for shooting action, events, weddings, stock shots, macro images, landscapes, and more
This full-color book on the newly announced Canon 40D is designed to appeal to the prosumer photographer who wants more instruction than the manufacturer’s manual offers. With over 270 pages of colorful and beautiful photos, essential photography how-to information and no-fail formulas for getting great digital pictures with the Canon 40D, this is sure to become another best-selling Digital Field Guide. It goes above and beyond competitive digital SLR books with step-by-step techniques that cover exposure, composition, and professional shooting tips on perspective, impact, and more. It is also written to help the serious amateurs who already know about basic photographic techniques but want techniques that will allow them to take advantage of the advanced features of the 40D.
No-fail formulas for getting great digital photos with the Canon EOS 40D
Portable and packed with information, this handy guide will quickly become an essential piece of gear for digital photographers using the Canon EOS 40D. Richly illustrated with more than 270 pages of beautiful photos that show what can be achieved, this full-color book provides step-by-step instructions and expert advice for getting great digital pictures with the Canon 40D.
Charlotte K. Lowrie (Woodinville, WA) is a freelance editorial and stock photographer and an award-winning writer. She is the author of the bestselling Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/400D Digital Field Guide (978-0-470-11007-2) as well as Adobe Camera Raw Studio Skills (978-0-471-78264-3) and Canon EOS 30D Digital Field Guide (978-0-470-05340-9).
In the Canon EOS 40D, speed and reliability meet superior image quality and affordability. With this handy guide, you?ll learn how to work with color spaces and white balance, use Live View, set up the 40D for your shooting style, set and evaluate exposure, and more. Get helpful tips and advice on using and modifying Picture Styles, creating customized settings for the subjects you shoot most often, and working with natural light. Just picture the amazing photos you?ll take with your Canon EOS 40D!
About the Author
Charlotte K. Lowrie is a freelance stock, editorial, and portrait photographer and award-winning writer. Her images have been featured on the Canon Digital Learning Center, in Microsoft publications, and in national magazines. Charlotte teaches BetterPhoto.com classes, and she is the author of eight books including the bestselling Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi Digital Field Guide, Camera Raw Studio Skills, and several other Wiley titles. She is the coauthor of Exposure and Lighting for Digital Photographers Only, also from Wiley. Visit her Web site at wordsandphotos.org.
Table of Contents
Getting the Most from This Book.
Part I: Using the Canon EOS 40D.
Chapter 1: Exploring the Canon EOS 40D.
Chapter 2: Working with the Canon EOS 40D.
Chapter 3: Color and Picture Styles.
Chapter 4: Customizing the EOS 40D.
Chapter 5: Using Live View Shooting.
Part II: Getting the Most from the Canon EOS 40D.
Chapter 6: Selecting and Using Lenses.
Chapter 7: Working with Light.
Chapter 8: Using Flash.
Chapter 9: In the Field with the EOS 40D.
Part III: Completing the Picture.
Chapter 10: Working with RAW Capture and Updating Firmware.
Appendix A: Image Sensors and the Canon DIGIC Processor.
Appendix B: EOS 40D Specifications.
Appendix C: Professional Resources.