Canon 7D Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

This Guide has been fully Updated for Canon 7D Firmware Version 2.0! All new menu items, features, and functions are explained.

Canon 7D Experience is an e-book user's guide for the Canon EOS 7D that goes beyond the manual to help you learn the features, settings, and controls of this sophisticated and powerful camera, plus more importantly when and why to use them in your photography. Written in the clear and concise manner of all Full Stop ...
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Canon 7D Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide

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Overview

This Guide has been fully Updated for Canon 7D Firmware Version 2.0! All new menu items, features, and functions are explained.

Canon 7D Experience is an e-book user's guide for the Canon EOS 7D that goes beyond the manual to help you learn the features, settings, and controls of this sophisticated and powerful camera, plus more importantly when and why to use them in your photography. Written in the clear and concise manner of all Full Stop guides, Canon 7D Experience can help you learn to use your EOS 7D quickly and competently, to consistently capture the images you desire.

Take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create!

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Canon 7D Experience is for those who wish to take fuller advantage of the capabilities of their camera and to go beyond Auto and Program modes and shoot in Av, Tv, and M modes. Aimed at dedicated enthusiast and intermediate photographers, it also covers basic dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts for those new to digital SLR photography, and explains 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. This guide focuses on still-photography with an introduction to video settings. Sections include:

-Setting Up Your 7D: All the Custom Function and Menu settings with descriptions and recommended settings, including all the new Firmware 2 menu items. Set up and customize the advanced features to work best for the way you photograph.

-Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Modes: How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field, to freeze or express motion, or to take total control.

-Auto Focusing Modes and Drive Modes: The 7D autofocus system is a complex and powerful tool and taking control of it will enable you to successfully capture more images. Learn the AF Modes and Area Modes plus how and when to use them to capture still and moving subjects.

-Exposure Metering Modes: How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation, plus exposure lock.

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

-The Image Taking Process: Descriptive tutorial for using the 7D.

-Composition: Brief tips and techniques.

-Lenses: Explanation of Canon lenses and choosing your next lens.

-Photography Accessories: Useful digital photography accessories and books.

-Introduction to Video Settings: Settings to get you started shooting movies.

This Canon 7D guide is an illustrated e-book that expands upon the information found in the 7D manual, to help one begin to master their dSLR and learn to use the Canon 7D to its full capabilities!

What Readers Are Saying about Klostermann’s dSLR Guides:

A Pro Right There with You - If you want to get the (Canon 7D) camera up and running with the feeling of a pro right there with you then I would strongly recommend it. He walks you through setting the camera up and gives you his reasoning for the settings. He leaves the door open to change them based on your level of experience. After the basic settings tour Doug then gets down to the heart of this great camera: the custom settings and focus system. His explanation is first class and he explains how various custom settings are related to each other. The focus system on this camera is top drawer and Doug does a fine job explaining what can be a very intimidating area of this camera. All in all a great read. Camera in one hand and reader in the other and dig in. I am on my third read through and still absorbing and tweaking. Thanks Doug....just what I was looking for.
-Tim S.

Brilliant - just what I was looking for! A manual that was exciting, clear to follow, had examples and was used by a professional who gave just the right amount of technical info with explanations of why you use those settings, when to use those settings and so on...all properly explained. Doug's book is a joy to follow, well thought through and well written. The camera company should be employing Doug to write their cameras manuals!
-Robert D.

A Must-Have Accessory - What a great addition to my bag. This is a well written, full body of work that explains, in plain English, how to get the most out my new camera. Doug provides the knowledge and experience to bring you to the next level. I look forward to learning more every time I open the book.
-Steven
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940148346517
  • Publisher: Full Stop Media
  • Publication date: 8/18/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 228,045
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Douglas Klostermann is a travel, culture, and humanitarian photographer and the author of best-selling photography guides including Canon 5D Mark III Experience and Nikon D7100 Experience. Doug has photographed for numerous organizations in the United States and Latin America, 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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