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.
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 dougplusrox.com.
Table of Contents
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
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