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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/400D Guide to Digital SLR Photography

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ISBN-10: 1598634569

ISBN-13: 9781598634563

Edition: 2008

Authors: David D. Busch

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As the new owner of a Digital Rebel XTi/400D you are serious about photography and want to take professional-looking photographs. You also want to quickly and easily discover how, when, and why to use the most important features of your cutting-edge camera. Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi/400D Guide to Digital SLR Photography provides you with a concise guide to the essential functions and features of the Digital Rebel XTi/400D, teaching you how to select the best autofocus mode, shutter speed, f/stop, or flash capability to take perfect pictures of any kind under any conditions. Brimming with full-color images and examples, this book will help photographers of any level enhance their digital…    
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 8/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while…    

Introduction The Canon dSLR Revolution? Digital Rebel and Beyond! The EOS Digital Rebel XTi's Niche The EOS Digital Rebel XTi's Advantages Digital Challenges (noise, multiplication factor, white balance)
Quick Tour: Shooting Your First EOS Digital Rebel XTi Picture
Selecting Shooting Mode
Focusing Taking the Picture
Depth of Field Preview
Releasing the Shutter
Using the Self-Timer
Using Sequence
Shooting Reviewing the Image
Trashing the Duds
Transferring Images to Your Computer
Choosing an Image Format
The Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
Roadmap Front of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts)
Back of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts)
Top of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts)
Viewfinder Display (picture + callouts)
LCD Display View and Playback Images
Activating the Onboard Flash Basic
Control Layout Exposure Modes
Focus Modes Shooting Modes
Setting Up Your EOS Digital Rebel XTi
The Setup Menu Date, Time, and Language
Setting LCD Brightness
Specifying Image Quality
Setting Autofocus
Options Choosing Drive Mode
Using Custom Settings Banks
Setting Your Viewfinder's
Diopter Adjustment
Resetting the Camera Updating Your Firmware
Shooting Basics
Metering Modes
Metering Techniques
Interpreting Histograms
Adjusting Exposures with EV
Bracketing Exposures and other Parameters
ISO Sensitivity Setting
White Balance
Working with High Speed
Continuous Shooting
Modes Focus
Modes Image Parameters
Photography with your EOS Digital Rebel XTi
Understanding Exposure ISO and Noise Control
Using Apertures Controlling
Depth of Field Motion and Shutter Speed
Working with Lenses
Canon lenses
Third-Party lenses
Lens compatibility Using Zooms
Working with Prime Lenses
Applying the Lens
Crop Factor to Your Pictures
Using a Wide-Angle Lens
Using Telephoto Lenses
Using Normal Lenses
Using Macro Lenses
Cool Special Features
Extending the Range of Any Lens with a Converter
Working with Autofocus
Working with Light Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
Flash Basics
The Built-In Flash
Flash Modes
Using Manual Flash
Flash Exposure
Compensation External Flash
Units Canon Flash
Third Party Flash
Using Studio Flash
Using Modeling Lights
Conquering Available Light Incandescent
Lighting Dealing with Fluorescents
Infrared and UV
Downloading and Editing Software
Utilities Canon Software
Third Party Software
Noise Reduction Software
RAW converters
Troubleshooting Your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
Charging and Maintaining Batteries
Battery Life Using Alternate Power Sources
Checking your Internal Clock Battery
Cleaning the CCD