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Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies By Julie Adair King

Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies by Julie Adair King

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Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies Summary

Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies by Julie Adair King

Action, beauty, adventure, and art start capturing memories today! Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies is your ultimate guide to taking spectacular photos no photography experience required! The EOS Rebel offers professional features that camera phones just cannot match, and this book shows you how to take advantage of these features to take stunning photos in any situation. First, you'll take a tour of the controls to learn what everything does, where to find it, and how to use it. Next, you'll walk through the automatic, scene, and manual modes to learn the strengths and weaknesses of each, and how to choose a mode based on your goals for that particular photo. You'll learn how to capture action shots, take beautiful portraits, and get as artsy as you want to get as you adjust for color, lighting, and focus, and control exposure for different effects. Taking great photos doesn't have to be difficult! Your camera offers everything you need to perfectly capture any scene, and this book provides clear, easy-to-follow instruction to help you take full advantage of these professional tools. * Get acquainted with your camera's controls * Shoot in automatic, scene, or manual mode * Compose shots and work with lighting like a pro * Adjust for focus, color, depth of field, and more Whether you're taking pictures at a party, shooting scenery on vacation, catching action at a ball game, or just wandering around capturing spontaneous moments of beauty, awesome photos are just a few simple steps away. Your Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D is equipped with the tools to make any scene share-worthy, and Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies equips you to start snapping professional-quality photos today!

About Julie Adair King

Julie Adair King is a veteran digital photography author and educator whose books are industry bestsellers. Along with Digital Photography For Dummies, she is the author of bestselling guides to many Canon dSLR cameras. Her books have sold more than a million copies.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1 A Quick Look at What's Ahead 2 Icons and Other Stuff to Note 3 Practice, Be Patient, and Have Fun! 3 Part 1: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5 Chapter 1: Getting Up and Running 7 Preparing the Camera for Initial Use 7 Exploring External Camera Features 12 Topside controls 12 Back-of-the-body controls 14 And the rest 18 Changing from Guided to Standard Display Mode 20 Ordering from Camera Menus 23 Mastering menu basics 23 Navigating Custom Functions 25 Customizing the Touchscreen 27 Viewing Camera Settings 29 Displaying the Quick Control screen 29 Decoding viewfinder data 30 Switching to Live View Mode 32 Customizing the Live View display 34 Live View safety tips 37 Using Quick Control Mode 37 Familiarizing Yourself with the Lens 40 Working with Memory Cards 44 Reviewing Basic Setup Options 45 Setup Menu 1 46 Setup Menu 2 48 Setup Menu 3 49 Setup Menu 4 50 Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 53 Choosing an Exposure Mode 54 Basic Zone exposure modes 54 Creative Zone modes (P, Tv, Av, and M) 55 Changing the Drive Mode 56 Understanding the Image Quality Setting 59 Adjusting the Image Quality setting 59 Considering resolution: L, M, S1, or S2? 62 Understanding file type (JPEG or Raw) 65 Setting the Photo Aspect Ratio 70 Adding Flash 70 Using flash in Basic Zone modes 73 Using flash in P, Tv, Av, and M modes 76 Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 87 Using Scene Intelligent Auto Mode 88 Viewfinder shooting 88 Live View photography 92 Shooting in Flash Off Mode 95 Taking Advantage of Scene Modes 95 Looking at the primary scene modes 96 Accessing specialty scene modes 98 Adjusting a few settings 101 Gaining More Control with Creative Auto 103 Part 2: Taking Creative Control 109 Chapter 4: Taking Charge of Exposure 111 Introducing the Exposure Trio: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO 112 Aperture affects depth of field 114 Shutter speed affects motion blur 115 ISO affects image noise 117 Doing the exposure balancing act 118 Stepping Up to Advance Exposure Modes (P, Tv, Av, and M) 120 Monitoring Exposure Settings 121 Choosing an Exposure Metering Mode 124 Setting ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed 127 Controlling ISO 127 Adjusting aperture and shutter speed 129 Sorting Through Your Camera's Exposure-Correction Tools 132 Overriding autoexposure results with Exposure Compensation 132 Improving high-contrast shots with Highlight Tone Priority 136 Experimenting with Auto Lighting Optimizer 138 Looking at a few other exposure solutions 142 Locking Autoexposure Settings 147 Bracketing Exposures Automatically 148 Chapter 5: Controlling Focus and Depth of Field 155 Setting the Lens to Automatic or Manual Focusing Mode 156 Exploring Viewfinder Focusing Options 158 Adjusting autofocus performance 159 Considering a few other autofocus settings 168 Focusing in Live View and Movie Modes 169 AF Method: Setting the focusing area 170 AF Operation: One-Shot or Servo? 172 Manual focusing in Live View and Movie modes 174 Zooming in for a focus check 175 Manipulating Depth of Field 177 Chapter 6: Mastering Color Controls 183 Understanding White Balance 184 Changing the White Balance setting 185 Creating a custom White Balance setting 189 Fine-tuning color with White Balance Shift 190 Bracketing White Balance 193 Taking a Quick Look at Picture Styles 197 Changing the Color Space 201 Chapter 7: Putting It All Together 203 Recapping Basic Picture Settings 203 Shooting Still Portraits 205 Capturing Action 210 Capturing Scenic Vistas 214 Capturing Dynamic Close-Ups 217 Chapter 8: Shooting and Viewing Movies 219 Recording Movies Using Default Settings 220 Choosing between NTSC and PAL 222 Customizing Recording Settings 222 Choosing a Movie Recording Size setting 223 Setting audio options 227 Using Movie Digital Zoom 229 Reviewing Other Movie Options 232 Autofocusing options 232 Movie Digital IS 233 Playing with exposure and color 234 Checking out a few final features 236 Playing Movies 237 Part 3: After the Shot 241 Chapter 9: Picture Playback 243 Adjusting Automatic Image Review 243 Viewing Pictures in Playback Mode 244 Viewing thumbnails (Index mode) 246 Jumping through images 248 Rotating pictures 250 Zooming in for a closer view 253 Showing focus points during playback 254 Viewing Picture Data 255 Basic Information display mode 256 Shooting Information display mode 257 Understanding histograms 262 Taking Advantage of Image Search 264 Chapter 10: Working with Picture and Movie Files 269 Deleting Files 270 Protecting Photos and Movies 273 Rating Photos and Movies 275 Cropping Photos 278 Installing the Canon Software 281 Sending Pictures to the Computer 282 Downloading via Wi-Fi or USB 283 Downloading from a card reader 286 Converting Raw Images in Digital Photo Professional 4 288 Preparing Pictures for Online Sharing 291 Part 4: The Part of Tens 293 Chapter 11: Ten More Customization Options 295 Giving the Set Button an Extra Job 295 Setting Shutter/AE Lock Button Actions 296 Disabling the AF-Assist Beam 296 Preventing Shutter Release without a Memory Card 297 Reducing the Number of Exposure Stops 297 Creating a Custom Menu 297 Adding Custom Folders 298 Turning Off the Shooting Settings Screen 299 Embedding Copyright Notices 299 Adding Cleaning Instructions to Images 301 Chapter 12: Ten Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 303 Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie 304 Enabling Mirror Lockup 305 Exploring DPOF Printing 305 Adding Special Effects to Photos 306 Adding Effects During Shooting 308 Tagging Pictures for a Photo Book 309 Creating Video Snapshots 310 Trimming Movies 311 Presenting a Slide Show 312 Viewing Photos and Movies on a TV 313 Appendix: Exploring Wireless Connections 315 Index 325

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GOR011365957
9781119399773
1119399777
Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies by Julie Adair King
Used - Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2017-09-15
352
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