Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi/450D Digital Field Guide

Overview

Your Digital Rebel XSi/450D, with its 12.2 megapixel resolution, 3-inch view screen, and the option for "Live View" shooting, is designed for simplicity without sacrificing creative freedom. This guide is ideal for helping you use that creative control and get great shots anywhere, anytime. If you’re new to dSLRs, it makes the transition easy. If you’re already comfortable with the various modes and settings, the book helps you make the most of every one.
  • Set up your camera and...
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Overview

Your Digital Rebel XSi/450D, with its 12.2 megapixel resolution, 3-inch view screen, and the option for "Live View" shooting, is designed for simplicity without sacrificing creative freedom. This guide is ideal for helping you use that creative control and get great shots anywhere, anytime. If you’re new to dSLRs, it makes the transition easy. If you’re already comfortable with the various modes and settings, the book helps you make the most of every one.
  • Set up your camera and learn when to choose automatic, semi-automatic, and manual modes
  • Understand the camera's controls, menus, and when to use different metering and autofocus modes
  • Explore Canon Picture Styles and custom functions
  • Learn to manipulate ISO, exposure, depth of field, and shutter speed
  • Create intriguing night and low-light images, capture sports action, portraits, and get tips for better macro photography
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470380871
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/28/2008
  • Series: Digital Field Guide Series , #193
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,397,846
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte K. Lowrie is a freelance stock, editorial, and portrait photographer, and she is an award-winning writer. Her images have been featured on the Canon Digital Learning Center, in Microsoft publications, and in national magazines. Charlotte teaches photography classes at BetterPhoto.com, and she is the author of nine books including the bestselling Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi Digital Field Guide and four other Canon Digital Field Guides. Visit her Web site at wordsandphotos.org.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Using the Rebel XSi/450D.

Chapter 1: Exploring and Setting Up the Digital Rebel XSi/450D.

Chapter 2: Using the Rebel XSi/450D.

Chapter 3: Using White Balance and Picture Styles.

Chapter 4: Using Live View 83 About Live View.

Chapter 5: Customizing the Rebel XSi/450D.

Part II: Creating Great Photographs with the Rebel XSi/450D.

Chapter 6: The Fundamentals of Light and Exposure.

Chapter 7: Using Flash.

Chapter 8: Exploring Canon Lenses.

Chapter 9: In the Field with the Rebel XSi/450D.

Part III: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Downloading.

Appendix B: Exploring.

Glossary.

Index.

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