Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Field Guide

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Field Guide

by Brian McLernon
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Field Guide

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Field Guide

by Brian McLernon

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Overview

Learn how to take ideal shots with your Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Without question, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a revolutionary development in dSLR technology. With its full-frame, 21.1-megapixel sensor, DiG!C 4 image processor, and 30 frames per second, high-definition video recording capability, it offers creative possibilities previously unknown. This practical, portable guide examines the camera's features, explores the myriad menus and settings, discusses compatible lenses and Speedlites, and offers tips for capturing perfect photos and videos in common and uncommon situations.

  • Learn to customize more than 20 functions
  • Choose file formats, Exposure and Metering modes, and ISO and white balance settings
  • Explore flash techniques for use in the field
  • Discover how to light video, mix video and sound, and use Live View
  • Gain professional advice on shooting sports, concerts, portraits, weddings, landscapes, products, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470552810
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/18/2012
Series: Digital Field Guide , #204
Sold by: JOHN WILEY & SONS
Format: eBook
Pages: 288
File size: 38 MB
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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.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xx

CHAPTER 1
Anatomy of the Canon 5D Mark II 1

CHAPTER 2
Using the 5D Mark II Menus 17

CHAPTER 3
Choosing Settings on the 5D Mark II 31

CHAPTER 4
Color and Picture Styles 65

CHAPTER 5
Customizing the Canon 5D Mark II 87

CHAPTER 6
Selecting and Using Canon Lenses 103

CHAPTER 7
Working with Canon EX-series Speedlites 123

CHAPTER 8
Shooting Video with the 5D Mark II 139

CHAPTER 9
Sports, Concert, and Event Photography 155

CHAPTER 10
Landscape, Nature, and Travel Photography 169

CHAPTER 11
Portrait Photography 187

CHAPTER 12
Stock and Editorial Photography 203

CHAPTER 13
Wedding Photography 215

APPENDIX A
Maintenance Tips for Your 5D Mark II 231

APPENDIX B
5D Mark II Specifi cations 240

Glossary 246

Index 253

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