How to Take Great Photos with the Canon D-SLR System

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - Photography - 272 pages
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This exciting new guide is a must-have for every Canon owner! It’s tailored specifically to working with Canon equipment, and designed to help Canon shooters use their systems more effectively and make informed decisions when purchasing equipment. Not only will Rob Sheppard teach you how to use every feature and function, along with creative and practical photographic methods, but he also provides easy-to-understand instructions on how to execute these techniques using a variety of Canon cameras.

 

 

 

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Contents

HOW TO TAKE GREAT PHOTOS WITH
10
LCD Screen
33
Checklist for Shooting Preparation
39
Shutter Speed and fstops
46
Strategies for Good Exposure
57
Focus
66
Manual Focus
74
Action Photography
80
Basic Studio Lighting
154
Challenges and Solutions in Low Light
161
Light Direction and its Effects
168
Modifying Light
177
Focal Length
192
CloseUp Photography
202
Filters
209
Urban
220

Depth of Field
94
White Balance and Color Temperature
101
NATURAL LIGHT
104
Custom White Balance
110
Types of Natural Light
118
Time of Day
127
Types of Existing Artificial Light
138
Electronic Flash
144
Nature Scenic
226
The Animal Kingdom
235
People
242
Experimental
248
CAMERA MAINTENANCE AND PROTECTION
257
Theft Precautions
267
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

ROB SHEPPARD has had a long-time and nationally recognized commitment to helping photographers connect with digital imaging technology. He was the founding editor of PCPhoto and Outdoor Photographer magazines, and is the author/photographer of over a dozen photo books, including Magic of Digital Nature Photography, the PCPhoto Digital SLR Handbook, and the Epson Complete Guide to Digital Printing. He also writes a column in Outdoor Photographer called “Digital Horizons” and teaches around the country. His photography has been published in many magazines.

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