Canon EOS 60D Digital Field Guide [NOOK Book]

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With18.0 megapixels, full high definition recording capabilities, broad range ISO settings, shutter speed up to 5.3 frames per second, and many other advanced features, the Canon EOS 60D is a solid intermediate dSLR. The Canon EOS 60D Digital Field Guide will teach you how to get the most out of these impressive features.

Chapter 1: Roadmap to the 60D. – Learn the basics of camera and lens controls, as well as menu navigation and viewfinder ...

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Canon EOS 60D Digital Field Guide

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Overview

With18.0 megapixels, full high definition recording capabilities, broad range ISO settings, shutter speed up to 5.3 frames per second, and many other advanced features, the Canon EOS 60D is a solid intermediate dSLR. The Canon EOS 60D Digital Field Guide will teach you how to get the most out of these impressive features.

Chapter 1: Roadmap to the 60D. – Learn the basics of camera and lens controls, as well as menu navigation and viewfinder displays on your Canon EOS 60D.

Chapter 2: Choosing Camera Options and Reviewing Images. – Learn which format and image quality settings are best for each situation, and how to modify key settings on the Canon EOS 60D to get the best quality images.

Chapter 3: Getting Great Exposures and Focus. – Learn all the automatic, manual, and sensitivity settings needed to get the most out of your Canon EOS 60D’s imaging capabilities in any lighting situation or for any subject near or far.

Chapter 4: Using Color Options, Ambience, Effects, and Creative Filters. – Learn how to improve your photography by use of color space, white balance, and filters by adjusting the setting on your Canon EOS 60D.

Chapter 5: Customizing the 60D. – Learn all of the customization options for the Canon EOS 60D including exposure, images, auto focus, and menu settings to make your camera work for you.

Chapter 6: Shooting in Live View Mode. – Learn the pros and cons of live view shooting, as well as the best settings and tips for working in your Canon EOS 60D’s live view mode.

Chapter 7: Using Movie Mode. – Learn how to record video on the Canon EOS 60D and get tips for video standards, optimal camera settings, and editing.

Chapter 8: Working with Flash. – Learn how to use and modify the Canon EOS 60D’s built in flash, and learn to shoot with wireless Speedlites and other flash techniques to bring professional quality photography to your fingertips.

Chapter 9: Lenses and Accessories. – Learn all you need to know for choosing the optimal lenses for the Canon EOS 60D, including lens types, focal-length multipliers, and lens accessories. Also learn how to work with multiple lens types for optimal photos in any situation.

Chapter 10: Event and Action Photography. – Learn the optimal settings and gear needed to shoot great action photographs with the Canon EOS 60D including set up options and a gear selection guide.

Chapter 11: Nature and Landscape Photography. – Learn how to capture stunning natural images and landscapes using your Canon EOS 60D, as well as how to choose the proper gear for nature and landscape photography.

Chapter 12: Portrait Photography. – Learn how to make natural light and studio quality portraits with the Canon EOS 60D including guides on gear selection, lighting, and exposure.

Appendix A: The Elements of Exposure. – Learn or review the fundamentals of exposure and how they relate to your Canon EOS 60D’s settings.

Appendix B: Exploring RAW Capture. – Learn the elements of RAW capture as well as a brief walk-through on converting RAW images into a final image.

Appendix C: How to Use the Grey Card and Color Checker. – Learn how to produce photos with accurate color and exposure with these free-inside-the-book tools.

A full color, portable trim book with beautiful photography for photographers on the go, the Canon EOS 60D Digital Field Guide includes a free grey/color checker card to help you achieve accurate white balance and color. With the Canon EOS 60D Digital Field Guide, you will gain a thorough understanding of the Canon EOS 60D camera, as well as the basic fundamentals of capturing the best possible photos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118023952
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Series: Digital Field Guide , #241
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 930,321
  • File size: 61 MB
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Meet the Author

Charlotte K. Lowrie is a professional photographer whose experience ranges from editorial photography andphotojournalism to wedding and nature photography. Her images have appeared in national publications, andshe has authored more than a dozen books. See more of her work at wordsandphotos.org.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

CHAPTER 1: Roadmap to the 60D.

CHAPTER 2: Choosing Camera Options and Reviewing Images.

CHAPTER 3: Getting Great Exposures and Focus.

CHAPTER 4: Using Color Options, Ambience Effects, and Creative Filters.

CHAPTER 5: Customizing the 60D.

CHAPTER 6: Shooting in Live View Mode.

CHAPTER 7: Using Movie Mode.

CHAPTER 8: Working with Flash.

CHAPTER 9: Lenses and Accessories.

CHAPTER 10: Event and Action Photography.

CHAPTER 11: Nature and Landscape Photography.

CHAPTER 12: Portrait Photography.

APPENDIX A: The Elements of Exposure.

APPENDIX B: Exploring RAW Capture.

APPENDIX C: How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker.

Glossary.

Index.

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