Magic Lantern Guides: Canon Eos Elan II/IIe

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Quality users' guides help photographers get the most from their photo equipment. Magic Lantern Guides have sewn bindings and laminated covers for long life. Softbound. 5 x 7-1/2". Approximately 176 pp., fully illustrated in color and black and white.
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Overview

Quality users' guides help photographers get the most from their photo equipment. Magic Lantern Guides have sewn bindings and laminated covers for long life. Softbound. 5 x 7-1/2". Approximately 176 pp., fully illustrated in color and black and white.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781883403355
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/30/1998
  • Series: Magic Lantern Guides Series
  • Edition description: ENGLISH LA
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.01 (w) x 7.54 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

Introducing the EOS Elan II/IIE 9
Important Features 10
Overview of the EOS Elan II/IIE's Controls 12
Camera Controls 14
The Viewfinder: The Information Control Center 24
Getting Ready to Take Pictures 26
Loading and Checking the Battery 26
Battery Power Guidelines 27
Attaching and Removing a Lens 27
Attaching the Strap 28
Correct Handling (Is Half the Battle) 29
Film Loading 30
Removing the Film 32
Rewinding Partially Exposed Film 32
Setting the Film Speed 33
ISO Film Speed Ratings 34
Choosing Film 35
Recent Advances in Film 36
The Weak Link 37
Full Auto and PIC Exposure Modes 40
Full Auto (Green Box) 40
Portrait PIC 41
Landscape PIC 42
Close-Up PIC 45
Sports PIC 45
Multi-Point Autofocus System 47
Selecting the Autofocus Point(s) 57
Eye Controlled Focus 60
Eye Controlled Depth-of-Field Preview 62
Autofocus Modes 63
One-Shot AF 63
Al Servo AF 63
Al Focus AF 65
When Autofocus Gives Up 66
TTL Exposure Metering 67
Six-Zone Evaluative Metering 68
AIM Carefully 70
Partial Metering 70
Center-Weighted Average Metering 72
Next Stop--The Creative Zone 75
Program AE (P) 75
Program Shift 77
Shutter-Priority AE (Tv) 79
Aperture-Priority AE (Av) 81
Manual Exposure (M) 82
Time Exposure (buLb) 83
Photographing Fireworks 84
Depth of Field 86
Factors Affecting Depth of Field 86
Varying Depth of Field 88
Depth-of-Field AE (DEP) 89
Autoexposure Bracketing (AEB) 91
Multiple Exposures (ME) 93
Single-Frame and Continuous Film Advance 97
Advanced Camera Functions 99
Autoexposure Lock 99
Exposure Compensation 100
Using the Self-Timer 101
Turning Off the Audible Signal 102
Custom Functions 103
Function C01 Film Rewind Mode 103
Function C02 Film Leader Position 103
Function C03 Film Speed Setting 104
Function C04 AE Lock, AF Lock, Depth-of-Field Preview 104
Function C05 Self-Timer/Mirror Lock-Up 105
Function C06 Flash Sync Timing 105
Function C07 AF Assist Beam 105
Function C08 Partial Metering and FE Lock Linked to the Active AF Point 106
Function C09 Flash Sync Setting for Aperture-Priority AE 106
Function C10 AF Point Illumination 107
Function C11 Eye Controlled Depth-of-Field Preview (Elan IIE/EOS 50E only) 107
Canon Lenses and Filters 108
EF Interchangeable Lenses 108
Using Perspective Creatively 110
Color Correction 114
Aspherical Elements 115
Internal Focusing 116
Ultra Wide-Angle Lenses 117
Wide-Angle Lenses 120
Wide-Angle Zooms 129
Normal Lenses 132
Medium Telephoto Lenses 133
Telephoto Zooms 135
Super Telephoto Lenses 141
Macro Lenses 144
Tilt-Shift Lenses 145
Do You Need Filters? 146
Ultraviolet Filters 146
Skylight Filters 147
Neutral Density Filters 147
Polarizing Filters 148
Flash Photography 150
The Built-in Flash 152
Guide Number and Range 152
Sync Speeds 153
Red-Eye Reduction 154
Flash Exposure Compensation 155
Second-Curtain Flash Sync 156
Accessory Flash Units 156
E-TTL Flash with the 380EX 158
Other 380EX Features 160
High-Speed Sync (FP) 161
FE Lock 161
Bounce Flash 162
Speedlite 480EG 165
Speedlite 540EZ 165
Speedlite 200E 166
Macro Ring Lite ML-3 167
Multiple-Unit Flash 168
Flash Tips 169
EOS Elan IIE QD 171
Canon Accessories 173
Battery Pack BP-50 173
High-Capacity External Battery Pack BP-5B 173
Remote Controller RC-1 174
Remote Switch RS-60E3 175
Dioptric Adjustment Lenses Ed 175
Close-Up Lenses 175
Camera Case 176
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