Canon PowerShot G10 / G11

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Peachpit Press, 2009 - Photography - 222 pages
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Now that you've bought the amazing Canon PowerShot G10 or G11, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera's features to show you exactly how to use your camera to take great pictures. With Canon PowerShot G10/G11: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level! Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos from the author and the Flickr community, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera.

Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, Jeff Carlson, and you will:
  • Learn the top ten things you need to know about shooting with the G10 or G11
  • Use the camera's Automatic modes to get better shots right away
  • Move on to the Creative modes, where you have full control over the look and feel of your images
  • Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more
  • Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits
  • Find out how to get great shots in low light
  • Fully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter

With Canon PowerShot G10/G11: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you'll learn not only what makes a great shot work--you'll learn how to get that shot using your G10 or G11.

And once you've got the shot, show it off! Join the book's Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your camera to get great shots at flickr.com/groups/canon_g10g11_from_snapshots_ to_greatshots.
 

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Contents

THE G11G10 TOP TEN LIST
1
FIRST THINGS FIRST
23
THE AUTOMATIC MODES
49
THE CREATIVE MODES
65
MOVING TARGET
85
SAY CHEESE
105
LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY
129
MOOD LIGHTING
159
CREATIVE COMPOSITIONS
181
ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
197
INDEX
214
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Jeff Carlson is the author of the Photoshop Elements 8: Visual QuickStart Guide, the iMovie '09 and iDVD: Visual QuickStart Guide, and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Pocket Guide. He is also a columnist for the Seattle Times, the managing editor of the weekly electronic newsletter TidBITS, and a frequent contributor to publications such as Macworld magazine, CreativePro.com, and Photoshop Elements Techniques.

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