Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D For Dummies

Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D For Dummies

by Doug Sahlin


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Get up to speed on your Canon SL1/100D and enter the world of dSLR photography!

Canon's EOS Rebel SL1/100D is for photographers who prefer a smaller, lightweight camera that still offers heavyweight features. This full-color guide explains how to get better photos from an SL1. Written by professional photographer Doug Sahlin, this book explains the camera's controls and shooting modes. It also shows how to take creative control by moving out of auto mode. You'll also learn how to manage and edit your images, shoot video, use autofocus, and get troubleshooting advice.

  • Features a full-color format that shows you the camera controls and menus, explaining what each is for and how to use them all
  • Demonstrates how to use the new autofocus feature, manage playback options, and shoot video
  • Helps you graduate to manual mode and learn to control exposure, lighting, focus, and color
  • Covers downloading, organizing, editing, and sharing photos

Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D For Dummies gives you the knowledge and confidence to make the move to dSLR photography using the Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D, which is perfect for photographers who've been waiting for a smaller dSLR with big features.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118753675
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/05/2013
Series: For Dummies Books
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 831,236
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Doug Sahlin is a professional photographer and photo blogger with a broad background in web and graphic design. He's shared his knowledge in a wide array of books including Canon EOS 6D For Dummies and Building Websites All-in-One For Dummies. Find his photos and photography tips at

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started 5

Chapter 1: Exploring Your Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D 7

Chapter 2: Creating Great Images on Auto-Pilot 41

Chapter 3: Specifying Image Size and Quality 73

Chapter 4: Using the LCD Monitor 83

Part II: Going beyond Point-and-Shoot Photography 111

Chapter 5: Shooting Pictures and Movies in Live View 113

Chapter 6: Leaving Auto Mode Behind 135

Chapter 7: Features That Make Pictures Pop 165

Chapter 8: Shooting Frameworthy Photos 205

Part III: Editing and Sharing Images 237

Chapter 9: Editing Your Images 239

Chapter 10: Creating Prints from Your Images 267

Part IV: The Part of Tens 287

Chapter 11: Ten Tips and Tricks 289

Chapter 12: Ten Cool Projects 305

Index 327

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