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A complete, full-color guide to Canon's popular and complex dSLR camera
Canon's new EOS Rebel T1i is packed with features, both refined and new. This guide covers them all, helping you get the most from your investment whether you're new to SLR photography or a first-time Rebel T1i user.
Designed to go wherever your camera goes, the Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D Digital Field Guide covers all the settings and how to use them, as well as step-by-step techniques to help you get the best shots in various situations.
- Explains all the camera's controls and settings and how to make effective use of them
- Walks you through shooting HD video with the exclusive video feature
- Offers professional tips and suggestions for getting the best shots in a wide selection of settings and environments
- Illustrated with more than 200 full-color professional photographs
- Discusses how to use the EOS system of lenses and Speedlites
- Convenient size fits in your camera bag for ready reference wherever you take pictures
Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D Digital Field Guide is an indispensable accompaniment to your Rebel T1i dSLR.
Digital Field Guides are bestselling books that deliver information to the reader in an easy-to-understand way. The Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D Digital Field Guide will feature over 200 beautiful pictures by acclaimed photographer Charlotte Lowrie. This portable guide will be perfect for amateur photographers to take with them anywhere to reference at any time. It'll help readers better understand their camera and show them how to get the exact shot they want when they want it. It will also walk readers through using the new HD video features available on the Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D. Digital Field Guides appeal to photographers with beautiful photography, step-by-step techniques, and professional tips that will further their understanding of the camera. Readers will be able to reference this guide again and again
Maximize the amazing abilities of your EOS Rebel T1i/500D
You've chosen a powerful, versatile, 15.1-megapixel camera that can instantly switch from still image to HD video shooting. Learn everything it can do, explore the Creative Auto mode, and get professional advice on basic and advanced camera setup, customizing menus, and more with this book. Investigate flash options, lenses, and RAW capture. Take this guide on every shoot for detailed tips on getting perfect portraits, night, and macro, sports photos, and more.
- Adjust your camera settings without missing a shot
Use Creative Auto to get great results even if you're inexperienced
Learn to use ISO, aperture, depth of field, and shutter speed to achieve professional effects
Capture perfect action shots, breathtaking low-light images, exquisite nature photos, and more
Learn to shoot HD video, with tips on getting the best results
About the Author
Charlotte K. Lowrie is an editorial, portrait, and stock photographer and an award-winning writer. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and on the Canon Digital Learning Center. Along with the bestselling Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Field Guide and five other Canon Digital Field Guides, she cowrote Exposure and Lighting For Digital Photographers Only. Charlotte also teaches monthly photography courses at BetterPhoto.com. Visit her Web site at wordsandphotos.org.
Table of Contents
Part I: Exploring the EOS Rebel T1i/500D.
Chapter 1: Navigating and Setting Up the EOS Rebel T1i/500D.
Chapter 2: Using the EOS Rebel T1i/500D.
Chapter 3: Getting Great Color.
Chapter 4: Using Live View.
Chapter 5: Using Movie Mode.
Chapter 6: Customizing the EOS Rebel T1i/500D.
Part II: Doing More with the EOS Rebel T1i/500D.
Chapter 7: Using Flash.
Chapter 8: Exploring Canon Lenses and Accessories.
Chapter 9: The Elements of Exposure and Composition.
Chapter 10: In the Field with the EOS Rebel T1i/500D.
Part III: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Downloading Images and Updating Firmware.
Appendix B: Exploring RAW Capture.