Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D For Dummies

Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D For Dummies

by Julie Adair King, Robert Correll

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Overview

The perfect guide to get you up and running with your new Canon dSLR camera

The Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D is a popular dSLR camera for those moving up from point-and-shoot for the first time. This full-color guide explains all the buttons, dials, and menus, helping you understand your camera and start using all its features. Plenty of colorful photos from the author's portfolio illustrate what you can achieve. The book covers shooting in auto mode, using the onboard controls, working with Live View, and managing exposure, focus, color, and lighting. It also addresses specific shooting situations, how to get your images from the camera to the computer, and tips on editing and sharing your photos.

  • Canon's Rebel T3/1100D is a popular starter camera for those moving from point-and-shoot to SLR; this book helps dSLR newcomers understand and use all the controls
  • Covers using all the dials, menus, and modes; working with Live View and playback; dialing in exposure and managing lighting; and shooting in auto mode
  • Explains how to get the best images in various situations
  • Addresses how to get images from the camera to the computer, editing techniques, and how to print photos or post them online
  • Full-color photos from the author's collection show what you can achieve

Anyone moving up to dSLR photography with the Canon T3/1100D will gain skill and confidence from this easy-to-follow guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118094976
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/16/2011
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 263,165
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Julie Adair King is the author of many books about digital photography and imaging, including the best-selling Digital Photography For Dummies. Her most recent titles include a series of For Dummies guides to popular digital SLR cameras, including the Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D, T1i/500D, XSi/450D, XS/1000D, and XTi/400D, and Nikon D7000, D5000, D3100, D3000, D300s, D90, D60, and D40/D40x. Other works include Digital Photography Before & After Makeovers, Digital Photo Projects For Dummies, Julie King's Everyday Photoshop For Photographers, Julie King’s Everyday Photoshop Elements, and Shoot Like a Pro!: Digital Photography Techniques. When not writing, King teaches digital photography at such locations as the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. A graduate of Purdue University, she resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Robert Correll is the author of several books about digital photography, including camera-specifi c titles, digital cameras and technologies, general and specifi c digital photography techniques, and photo editing. His latest titles include Canon EOS Rebel T3/1110D and Canon EOS 60D For Dummies (both with Julie Adair King), Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies, High Dynamic Range Digital Photography For Dummies, HDR Photography Photo Workshop (two editions, both with Pete Carr), and Photo Retouching and Restoration Using Corel PaintShop Pro (three editions). When not writing, Robert enjoys family life, photography, playing the guitar, and recording music. Robert graduated from the United States Air Force Academy and now resides in Indiana.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5

Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land 7

Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 41

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 65

Chapter 4: Exploring Live View Shooting and Movie Making 93

Part II: Working with Picture Files 129

Chapter 5: Picture Playback 131

Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos 163

Part III: Taking Creative Control 193

Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting 195

Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color 249

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together 285

Part IV: The Part of Tens 305

Chapter 10: Ten Fast Photo-Editing Tricks 307

Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 335

Index 357

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