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The Canon Rebel EOS T3i/600D is a powerful camera packed with new features. Covering every button, menu, and setting on your new Canon EOS Rebel T3i, the Canon Rebel EOS T3i/600DDigital Field Guide
can help you to achieve the most with your new camera.
Chapter 1: Setting Up the EOS Rebel T3i/600D- This chapter identifies every button, dial, and indicator on your camera and walks you through setting up your Canon T3i for immediate use.
Chapter 2: Controlling Exposure and Focus: This chapter teaches you how each of your camera’s modes functions, from fully automatic to the daunting manual mode. It also covers how to adjust key exposure settings such as ISO, shutter speed, and aperture.
Chapter 3: Getting Great Color and Adding Creative Effects- Within this chapter, you’ll discover how properly adjust white balance, change color space, or apply creative filter effects in camera.
Chapter 4: Customizing the EOS Rebel T3i/600D- This section will teach you to personalize your camera by customizing key features such as exposure or autofocus to fit your personal preferences.
Chapter 5: Shooting with a Live View on the LCD- This chapter covers how to set up, work, and shoot in live view.
Chapter 6: Using Movie Mode- Chapter 6 covers how to get the most of your movie mode by knowing some of the basics like recording and playing back your videos.
Chapter 7: Working with Flash- This chapter explores your flash options from shooting with the built-in flash, modifying flash exposure, shooting with a speedlite, or using a wireless flash, and much more.
Chapter 8: Exploring Lenses and Accessories- Chapter 8 offers key advice on choosing the best lenses and accessories for your Canon T3i, including recommendations for a variety of budgets and skill-levels.
Chapter 9: The Elements of Exposure and Composition- This chapter gives a primer on the fundamentals of exposure and composition to help you take the best possible photos now that you know how to make all necessary adjustments to your camera settings.
Appendix- How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker- A bonus gray card and color checker are provided to help you get the color right on every shot. This appendix teaches you how to make the most of this great add-on.
The Canon Rebel EOS T3i/600DDigital Field Guide is a friendly, efficient, clearly-illustrated guide that will enable you to confidently capture beautiful images with your new Canon EOS Rebel T3i.
Digital Field Guides are bestselling books that deliver information to the reader in an easy-to-understand way. The Canon EOS Rebel T3i/600D 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 how each button, dial, and setting on their Canon EOS Rebel T3i/600D affects their photography. It will 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 T3i/600D. 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! Also included is a color checker / grey card to enable readers to get color correct images every time.
The perfect companion for Canon's new Rebel dSLR camera
The Canon Rebel EOS T3i/600D combines the shooting power of the Rebel T2i with the hardware and options of the Canon 60D, creating a powerful camera packed with new features. This handy field guide fits in a camera bag and explains how to use all the settings and modes, shoot HD video, work with common Canon accessories, and more. Illustrated with spectacular photos by author and popular photographer Charlotte Lowrie, the book shows you how each button and dial can affect your images. A bonus gray/color checker card helps you get the color right on every shot.
- Canon's new Rebel EOS T3i/600D sports a dizzying array of features including expanded power in auto settings, onboard shooting guides, variable frame rate for video, and updated video zoom capabilities
- This conveniently sized field guide fits in your camera case and explains how to use all the camera settings as well as how to shoot HD video
- Filled with step-by-step techniques and plenty of tips for getting great shots
- Includes a gray/color checker card to assure accurate color and white balance
- Illustrated with the author's outstanding color photos
Make the most of every feature on your Canon Rebel EOS T3i/600D with this colorful, portable guide.
Great photos happen when you really know your camera
If you're eager to get the most out of your new T3i/600D, spend some time with this book. You'll not only learn your way around the camera, but also how to control exposure, focus, and color to get professional-looking images. You'll explore using Live View and shooting HD movies. Learn how to use different lenses to create the look you want. Experiment with using the camera's built-in flash along with Speedlites, which you can fire using the handy built-in wireless transmitter. Then get out there and capture the world.
Adjust exposure settings on the T3i/600D without missing a shot
Learn how to adjust color and add creative image effects
Explore wireless flash photography with one or more Speedlites
Get advice for shooting videos and creating video snapshots
Understand photographic exposure and composition
Inside – your free gray and color checker card to help you achieve accurate white balance and color
About the Author
Charlotte K. Lowrie is a professional photographer whose experience ranges from editorial photography and photojournalism to wedding and nature photography. Her images have appeared in national publications, and she has authored more than a dozen books. She teaches photography courses at BetterPhoto.com. See more of her work at wordsandphotos.org.
Table of Contents
QT: Quick Tour.
CHAPTER 1: Setting Up the EOS Rebel T3i/600D.
CHAPTER 2: Controlling Exposure and Focus.
CHAPTER 3: Getting Great Color and Adding Creative Effects.
CHAPTER 4: Customizing the EOS Rebel T3i/600D.
CHAPTER 5: Shooting with a Live View on the LCD.
CHAPTER 6: Using Movie Mode.
CHAPTER 7: Working with Flash.
CHAPTER 8: Exploring Lenses and Accessories.
CHAPTER 9: The Elements of Exposure and Composition.
APPENDIX: How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker.