Synopses & Reviews
New to digital SLR cameras? Relax! This book improves your dSLR skills
Excited about your new camera, but a little intimidated by all its options? You've come to the right book! From how to change lenses and understand all the controls to usingCustom Functions and shooting Raw files, this friendly guide helps you enjoy everything this cool camera has to offer.Explore creative choices and get great shots every time.
- Learn your camera set it up, navigate the menus, and get to know each button and dial
Automatic improvement start snapping better photos immediately with automatic exposure modes
Take full control master advanced exposure, color, focus, and flash options
Go Live use the Live View feature, review images on the camera monitor, and shoot HD video
All together now learn to apply camera settings and shooting strategies for the best shots in different situations
Open the book and find:
- The scoop on the new Quick Control display
Tips for making simple adjustments using Creative Auto mode
How to organize and safeguard your photo files
How to select f-stop, shutter speed, and ISO settings
Ways to get the best results with autofocus
How to avoid red-eye and other flash problems
Advice on manipulating focus and color
How to get great prints and Web-friendly images
Veteran author Julie Adair King demystifies the high-end features of the new Canon T1i.
The Canon EOS Rebel T1i is the newest camera offered in Canon's popular Rebel line of digital SLRs-and sells for less than $900. Packed with page after page of full-color images, this hands-on guide is aimed at helping you make the most of the Canon T1i's controls and shooting modes. Get ready to maximize the camera's main functions in order to create effective digital photos.
Bestselling author Julie Adair King brings her expertise in the areas of digital cameras and photography and combines it with her fun and friendly writing style to offer you helpful explanations and advice. Plus, examples walk first-time users of a digital SLR camera through the basic features as well as the software that accompanies the camera.
- Selling for under $900, the Canon EOS Rebel T1i is a consumer-friendly digital camera, ideal for first-time owners
- Shows you how to shoot in auto mode, use live view and playback modes, and explore the on-board controls
- Demonstrates techniques for dialing in exposure and lighting controls, manipulating focus and color controls, and handling situational shooting
- Covers printing, posting online, and other ways to share images
Picture this: taking better digital photos than you ever thought possible with your Canon EOS Rebel T1i!
About the Author
Julie Adair King has written numerous books on photography, including For Dummies guides to the Canon Rebel XTi/400D, XSi/450D and XS/1000D as well as all editions of Digital Photography For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps.
Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land.
Chapter 2: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically.
Chapter 3: Controlling Picture Quality.
Chapter 4: Monitor Matters: Picture Playback, Live View, and Movie Mode.
Part II: Taking Creative Control.
Chapter 5: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting.
Chapter 6: Manipulating Focus and Color.
Chapter 7: Putting It All Together.
Part III: Working with Picture Files.
Chapter 8: Downloading, Organizing, and Archiving Your Photos.
Chapter 9: Printing and Sharing Your Photos.
Part IV: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 10: Ten Fast Photo-Editing Tricks.
Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day.