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Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide By Charlotte K. Lowrie

Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide by Charlotte K. Lowrie

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Get professional results with your new Canon EOS 70D, thanks to this portable guide If you want more instruction on your Canon 70D than the manual can offer you, this book is what you need.

Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide Summary

Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide by Charlotte K. Lowrie

Get professional results with your new Canon EOS 70D, thanks to this portable guide If you want more instruction on your Canon 70D than the manual can offer you, this book is what you need. Packed with photography how-tos and no-fail formulas for getting great results, this handy guide goes above and beyond competitive digital SLR books with step-by-step techniques, professional shooting tips, and more. Learn how to take advantage of the advanced features of your new camera with pages of helpful examples and dazzling, full-color photographs. Take this portable reference in your kit when shooting in the field. * Provides no-fail techniques for getting the most out of your Canon EOS 70D * Covers the Canon 70D's new features * Teaches you photography essentials such as composition, exposure, perspective, and more * Includes a grey and color card checker and full instructions as well as a very helpful color checker card to help you capture perfect color in any environment Take your photography skills to another level with photography tips and tricks and the individualized instruction you need to make the most of your new Canon EOS 70D.

About Charlotte K. Lowrie

Charlotte K. Lowrie is a professional photographer and an award-winning writer. Her images have appeared in national publications, and she has authored more than 17 books. Visit her website at

Table of Contents

Introduction xix CHAPTER 1 Exploring the Canon EOS 70D 1 The Camera Controls 2 The front of the camera 3 The top of the camera 5 The back of the camera 9 The side of the camera 13 An Overview of Lens Controls 14 Camera Menus and Displays 16 The viewfinder display 16 The Quick Control screen 18 The camera menus 19 CHAPTER 2 Camera Setup and Image Playback 27 SD Cards 28 Selecting Image Quality and Processing In-Camera 29 JPEGs 29 RAW files 31 RAW+JPEG 34 Processing RAW images in-camera 36 Improving Image Quality 40 Reducing digital noise in-camera 40 Correcting vignetting and color fringing 43 Working with Folders and Files 46 Creating and selecting folders 47 Choosing a file numbering option 48 Continuous file numbering 48 Auto reset 49 Manual reset 50 Using Wi-Fi 50 Getting started 52 Connecting to a smartphone 53 Uploading wirelessly to the Web 58 Controlling the camera remotely 64 Miscellaneous Setup Options 68 General options 68 Adding copyright information 73 Playing Back and Rating Content 74 Rating content 75 Searching and moving through multiple files 75 Erasing and Protecting Content 76 Erasing files 76 Protecting files 77 CHAPTER 3 Working with Exposure 79 Setting Exposure Objectives 80 Defi ning exposure goals 80 Practical exposure considerations 80 Choosing an Exposure Mode 83 Automatic modes 83 Scene Intelligent Auto 85 Flash Off 85 Creative Auto 86 Portrait 88 Landscape 89 Close-up 89 Sports 90 Night Portrait 91 Handheld Night Scene 91 HDR Backlight Control 92 Creative modes 93 Program AE 93 Shutter-priority AE 95 Aperture-priority AE 97 Manual 99 Bulb 102 Custom 102 Setting the ISO 103 Metering Light and Adjusting Exposures 109 Using metering modes 110 Evaluating exposures 113 Brightness histogram 114 RGB histogram 115 Modifying and bracketing exposures 117 Auto Lighting Optimizer 117 Highlight tone priority 118 Safety shift 119 Auto Exposure Lock 120 Exposure compensation 121 Auto Exposure Bracketing 123 Multiple-exposure Images 125 Multiple exposure mode options 127 Shooting in Multiple exposure mode 129 Shooting HDR images 131 CHAPTER 4 Getting Sharp Focus and Setting Drive Modes 135 Understanding the Autofocus System 136 Setting Up and Using Autofocus 137 Choosing an autofocus mode 137 Refining focus for action subjects 140 Choosing an AF point manually 143 Choosing an AF area 144 Adjusting lens focus 146 Selecting a Drive Mode 152 CHAPTER 5 Working with Color and Creative Effects 155 Working with Color 156 Choosing a Color Space 157 Comparing color spaces 158 Setting the color space 159 Setting the White Balance 159 Setting a Custom white balance 162 Setting a color temperature white balance 164 Fine-tuning white balance 166 White Balance Auto Bracketing 166 White Balance Correction 167 Using lighting or a scene type 168 Working with Picture Styles 170 Choosing and customizing Picture Styles 172 Creating a new Picture Style 178 Using Creative Filters and Ambience Settings 179 Applying Creative filters 179 Using Ambience settings 182 CHAPTER 6 Customizing the Canon EOS 70D 187 Exploring Custom Functions 188 Setting Custom Functions 190 C.Fn I: Exposure 191 C.Fn I-1 Exposure level increments 191 C.Fn I-2 ISO speed setting increments 191 C.Fn I-3 Bracketing auto cancel 192 C.Fn I-4 Bracketing sequence 192 C.Fn I-5 Number of bracketed shots 193 C.Fn I-6 Safety shift 194 C.Fn II: Autofocus 195 C.Fn II-1 Tracking sensitivity 195 C.Fn II-2 Accel./deceltracking 196 C.Fn II-3 AI Servo 1st image priority 196 C.Fn II-4 AI Servo 2nd image priority 197 C.Fn II-5 AF-assist beam firing 197 C.Fn II-6 Lens drive when AF impossible 198 C.Fn II-7 Select AF area selection mode 198 C.Fn II-8 AF area selection method 199 C.Fn II-9 Orientation linked AF point 199 C.Fn II-10 Manual AF point selection pattern 200 C.Fn II-11 AF point display during focus 200 C.Fn II-12 VF display illumination 201 C.Fn II-13 AF Microadjustment 202 C.Fn III: Operation/Others 202 CFn III-1 Dial direction during Tv/Av 202 CFn III-2 Multi function lock 202 C.Fn III-3 Warnings in viewfinder 203 C.Fn III-4 Custom Controls 204 Registering Custom Mode Settings 208 Customizing My Menu 210 CHAPTER 7 Shooting in Live View Mode 213 About Live View Shooting 214 Enabling Live View Shooting 215 Setting up for and Shooting in Live View Mode 218 Live View focus options 218 Continuous AF 223 Touch shutter 223 Grid display 224 Aspect ratio 224 Exposure simulation 225 Silent shooting modes 226 Metering timer 227 CHAPTER 8 Using Movie Mode 229 About Movies 230 Video standards 230 Video on the 70D 231 Setting Up to Record Movies 235 Choosing the resolution and exposure mode 236 Menu setup 238 Movie shooting menu 1 239 Movie shooting menu 2 240 Setting the ideal shutter speed 244 Selecting the right color, audio, and lighting 244 Recording Movies 245 Playing Back Movies 249 CHAPTER 9 Working with Flash 251 Deciding When to Use Flash 252 Calculating Flash Exposure 252 Using E-TTL II Technology 254 Using the Built-in Flash 255 Setting up the built-in flash 257 Red-eye reduction 258 Modifying Flash Exposure 258 Flash Exposure Compensation 258 Flash Exposure Lock 260 Setting Flash control options 261 Working with Speedlites 263 Setting Up Wireless Flashes 269 Using a one-light setup 270 Setting up multiple Speedlites 271 CHAPTER 10 Choosing Lenses and Accessories 273 Lens Choices for the 70D 274 Types of Lenses 275 Understanding the focal-length multiplier 276 Zooms 278 Primes 279 Working with Different Types of Lenses 280 Wide-angle lenses 280 Telephoto lenses 282 Normal lenses 284 Macro lenses 284 Tilt-and-shift lenses 286 Image Stabilized (IS) lenses 287 Hybrid Image Stabilization for macro shooting 289 Lens Accessories 291 Extenders 291 Extension tubes and close-up lenses 292 APPENDIX A Shooting Checklist 295 APPENDIX B How to Use the Color Checker Gray Scale Card 299 GLOSSARY 303 INDEX 315

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Canon EOS 70D Digital Field Guide by Charlotte K. Lowrie
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