The PIP Expanded Guide to the Canon EOS 300/Rebel 2000

Overview

The Rebel 2000 is ideal for beginners, and they will particularly benefit from the information presented here and the opportunity to explore the inner workings of every feature. Of course, there’s plenty of guidance on Canon’s extensive array of lenses and accessories, which open up a world of creative potential, and a thorough explanation of the unequaled autofocus system. And the number of buttons and dials on the camera won’t seem daunting once you’ve read the reassuring ...

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Overview

The Rebel 2000 is ideal for beginners, and they will particularly benefit from the information presented here and the opportunity to explore the inner workings of every feature. Of course, there’s plenty of guidance on Canon’s extensive array of lenses and accessories, which open up a world of creative potential, and a thorough explanation of the unequaled autofocus system. And the number of buttons and dials on the camera won’t seem daunting once you’ve read the reassuring operational guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861083388
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Series: PIP Expanded Guide Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,453,449

Table of Contents

How the camera evolved 8
Chapter 1 Introduction 14
Full features and camera layout 16
Frequently used features 20
Viewfinder information 22
Top LCD panel indications 23
Operating the front dial 24
Chapter 2 Operational guide 28
Camera preparation 29
Basic camera functions 37
Staying in focus 40
Correct exposure 48
Chapter 3 Into the field 84
Controlling exposure 88
Using autofocus 97
Chapter 4 Flash photography 106
Flash fundamentals 110
The Canon Speedlite range 112
Chapter 5 Close-up with Canon 122
The Canon close-up system 124
Chapter 6 Useful lenses 130
Modern lens technology 131
Focal length and angle of view 134
The Canon lens range 138
Chapter 7 Accessories 158
Filters 158
Other accessories 161
Chapter 8 Caring for your camera 164
Camera care in extreme environments 165
Buying secondhand 168
Chapter 9 Five photo principles 172
1 Shutter speed and aperture 172
2 Focusing and depth of field 174
3 Shutter speed and movement 176
4 Flash exposure 178
5 Perspective and focal length 180
Glossary 182
Useful information 187
Index 188
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