Canon 5D Mark III Experience - The Still Photography Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

"Canon 5D Mark III Experience" is an e-book user's guide that goes beyond the manual to help you learn the features, settings, and controls of this sophisticated, powerful, and highly customizable camera. Most importantly, it explains not only how but also when and why to use the features, settings, and controls in your photography. (And is updated for Firmware 1.2.1!)

Written in the clear, concise, and comprehensive manner of all Full Stop guides, "Canon 5D Mark III Experience" will help you learn to use your ...
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Canon 5D Mark III Experience - The Still Photography Guide

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Overview

"Canon 5D Mark III Experience" is an e-book user's guide that goes beyond the manual to help you learn the features, settings, and controls of this sophisticated, powerful, and highly customizable camera. Most importantly, it explains not only how but also when and why to use the features, settings, and controls in your photography. (And is updated for Firmware 1.2.1!)

Written in the clear, concise, and comprehensive manner of all Full Stop guides, "Canon 5D Mark III Experience" will help you learn to use your EOS 5D Mk III quickly and competently, to consistently create the types of images you want to capture. Take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create!

Read this e-book on all devices including Nook, PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry with free Nook Reading Apps available at BN.com.

As one Canon user has said about Full Stop guides: "I don't know how I could fully take advantage of all the features the camera has to offer without this publication! It's well-organized, easy to understand, and succinct enough to keep your attention while still containing a wealth of information to get the most out of your camera."

For dSLR users from Experienced to Enthusiast:

For Experienced Photographers coming to the 5D Mk III from the 5DII, 7D, 60D, this guide explains the new and advanced features in order to quickly get you up and running and taking advantage of these capabilities, including the sophisticated new 61 Point Autofocus System and all its Modes, Area Modes, Menu options and AF Case Presets. Plus it explains the new camera controls, the in-camera HDR and Multiple Exposures features, introduces the new video capabilities, and guides you through all the 5D Mk III Menu and Custom Function items in order to help you best set up the camera and its controls for your specific shooting needs.

For Intermediate and Enthusiast Photographers, this guide will help you to take full advantage of the capabilities of your camera:
-Go beyond Auto+ and Program modes and shoot competently in Av, Tv, and M modes.
-Understand and take advantage of the sophisticated 61 point autofocus system.
-Learn how, when, and why to use the various controls, buttons, and features of the 5D Mk III.
-Understand standard dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts, plus more advanced camera controls and operation such as taking control of the powerful autofocus system for sharp focus of still or moving subjects, using the various metering modes and exposure compensation for correct exposure of every image, and utilizing dramatic depth of field.

"Canon 5D Mark III Experience" focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the movie menus and settings to get you started with video. Sections include:

-Setting Up Your 5D Mk III - Explanations of all of the EOS 5D Mk III Custom Function settings and Menu options, with recommended settings for practical use.

-Auto Focusing Modes and Drive Modes -Taking control of the new 61 point 5D Mark III autofocus system t will enable you to successfully capture more sharp images.

-Aperture Mode (Av), Shutter Priority (Tv), and Manual (M) Modes - How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field, freeze or express motion, or take total control over exposure.

-Exposure Metering Modes of the Canon 5D Mk III - How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation.

-Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance - Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations.

-HDR Shooting mode and Multiple Exposure mode - Learn to configure and use these new features.

-The Image Taking Process - A descriptive tutorial.

-Composition - Tips, techniques, and explanations.

-Lenses - Explanation of Canon lens notations and choosing L series lenses.

-Photography Accessories - The most useful accessories for the 5D Mk III and for dSLR photography.

-Introduction to Video Settings - Explanations of the settings and options to get you started.

This guide to the Canon 5D Mark III goes beyond the Canon manual to explain how, when, and why to use the features, settings, and controls of the 5D Mark III to help you get out there shooting in the real world.

What Readers are Saying:
"This book, together with the manual that came with your camera, is all you need to start discovering the full potential of the camera." -Max M.

"If you want to get the camera up and running with the feeling of a pro right there with you then I would strongly recommend it." -Tim S.

"A Must-Have Accessory - This is a well written work that explains in plain English how to get the most out my new camera, with the knowledge and experience to bring you to the next level." -Steven
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016465395
  • Publisher: Full Stop Media
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 401,375
  • File size: 16 MB
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Meet the Author

Douglas Klostermann is a travel, culture, and humanitarian photographer and the author of best-selling photography guides including "Canon 7D Experience" and "Your World 60D." Doug has photographed for numerous organizations in Latin America and the United States, been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme for his humanitarian photography, and been published in magazines and books including Conde Nast Traveler, Sherman's Travel, South American Explorer, and Viva Travel Guides. View his images at dojoklo.com. Learn more about e-books and photography equipment and techniques on his blog Picturing Change at blog.dojoklo.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2014

    Worthless

    It's not as good as the manual that came with the camera. There's little to no instruction and it's explanations of functions uses the words and descriptions I wanted clarified.
    I think my only concern is how do I get a refun on this paperweight.

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