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Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital Photography

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ISBN-10: 1598635107

ISBN-13: 9781598635102

Edition: 2008

Authors: David D. Busch

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As the new owner of Canon's most advanced intermediate digital SLR, you want to get started taking professional-looking photographs using all of the exciting features at your fingertips. "Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital SLR Photography" is a concise introduction and guide to your camera's essential controls and functions, such as Live View, built-in dust reduction, and the blistering 6.5-frames-per-second continuous shooting mode that is an action photographers dream. The book provides detailed instructions showing you how, when, and why to make optimized settings with the Canon EOS 40Ds enhanced menus, which include a half-dozen versatile new custom functions. You'll learn about the…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 11/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
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…    

Shooting Your First Canon EOS 40D Picture Just what you need to know to take your camera out of the box, make basic settings, and begin shooting good pictures within minutes
The Canon EOS 40D Roadmap This chapter is a guided tour of the external buttons, dials, and controls of the EOS 40D
Setting Up Your EOS 40D Here you+ll learn how to make all the key menu settings needed to customize and tailor the operation of your EOS 40D
Getting the Right Exposure Learn how to use the EOS 40D's metering modes, select the best ISO setting, and use exposure compensation and histograms to fine-tune your exposure
Photography with Your EOS 40D This chapter explains Live View, autofocus modes, white balance, continuous shooting, and custom image parameters including picture styles
Working with Lenses Everything you need to know about Canon lenses, compatibility, choosing and using prime lenses and zooms, and much more
Working with Light This chapter includes Canon EOS 40D flash basics, as well as tips for working with other types of illumination, including studio flash
Downloading and Editing There are plenty of good Photoshop books available, and this isn't one of them
Instead, you+ll find the information you need for choosing the right editing software, noise reduction utilities, RAW converters, and other aids, such as the new Picture Style editor
Troubleshooting Your Canon EOS 40D This chapter provides some tips for bringing a dead camera back to life, troubleshooting common problems, and ways to maintain the health of your 40D and its accessories
Upgrading to the Canon EOS 40D