Easy-to-understand techniques for getting the most from your Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLRAt nearly $3,000 for the body only, the Canon 5D Mark II DSLR is for amateurs and semi-professionals who are serious about taking great photos-and this go-anywhere guide shares insight for doing just that. Authors Charlotte Lowrie and Brian McLernon walk you step by step through each function on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, going into more depth and scope than the standard manual that accompanies the camera. Portable and easy to understand, the book shows you how to get the exact show you want, when you want them, and is packed with more than 200 beautiful color photos.
- Includes step-by-step techniques and professional tips on taking exceptional photos with your Canon EOS 5D Mark II
- Reviews how to better understand the various functions and potential of your Canon EOS 5D Mark II
- Features samples of inspirational photos taken by the author
With so much helpful advice for getting the most out of your Canon EOS 5D Mark II, you'll be referencing this guide again and again.
About the Author
Brian McLernon is a freelance photographer specializing in editorial, commercial, corporate, and lifestyle photography. His client list includes CBS Records, Exxon, Johnson&Johnson, Nike, Premiere Homes magazine, and the United States Tennis Association. A popular guest speaker for artistic associations, communications groups, and business organizations, Brian maintains his photography Web site at http://brianmclernon.com and blogs about photography at http://blog.brianmclernon.com.
Table of Contents
Anatomy of the Canon 5D Mark II 1
Using the 5D Mark II Menus 17
Choosing Settings on the 5D Mark II 31
Color and Picture Styles 65
Customizing the Canon 5D Mark II 87
Selecting and Using Canon Lenses 103
Working with Canon EX-series Speedlites 123
Shooting Video with the 5D Mark II 139
Sports, Concert, and Event Photography 155
Landscape, Nature, and Travel Photography 169
Portrait Photography 187
Stock and Editorial Photography 203
Wedding Photography 215
Maintenance Tips for Your 5D Mark II 231
5D Mark II Specifi cations 240
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The Canon 5D has so many features and functions that i like to have this on hand at all times, I have gotten to a point where I knew the camera could do what I want, but couldn't remember exactly how to set the adjustments. I go to my account (or my tablet) and I have the e-book at my fingertips.