1st Edition

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D
Focal Digital Camera Guides

ISBN 9780240811703
Published November 14, 2008 by Routledge
256 Pages

USD $22.95

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Book Description

Just bought a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D and looking to combine practical know-how with inspiration? This one-stop, easy-to-read guide covers all the basic functions of the camera, and everything beyond.

Inside, you'll find detailed explanations of every control and every feature, including full-color illustrations showing how changing each setting will affect your photos. But this book's greatest strength isn't its focus on the camera; it's the detailed, easy-to-follow instruction it offers on using your camera to take superior photographs. The lens, the subject matter, the light-all these variables are covered in depth, and always in the context of the Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D.

Written by a widely acclaimed photographer and teacher, Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS/1000D shows you how to get the shots you can see in your head but have never been able to capture with a camera.

.Get up and running in five minutes with the quick start guide
.Master your camera's many features and controls
.Profit from dozens of tips and tricks
.See first-hand how different settings affect your photos
.Refine and manage your photos using the Canon software
.Be inspired by hundreds of gorgeous, full color photographs, and learn how to get the same effects in your own shots

Table of Contents

Introduction; Visual Tour; Quick Start: Up and Running in Five Minutes; Basic Principles of Good Photography; Part I: The Camera: Making Pictures; Viewing the Images; Menus; Cards, Readers, and Batteries; Part II: The Software: EOS Utility; Downloading Images; Using Your Computer to Set the Camera; Remote Shooting; Digital Photo Professional; The Edit Window; RAW Image Adjustment; Picture Styles; Adjusting Dynamic Range; RGB Image Adjustment; Picture Style Editor; ImageBrowser; Downloading Images; PhotoStitch; Part III: Light: Natural and Ambient; The Color of Light; Reflectors; Part IV: Lenses; Part V: The Subjects: Pro Tips and Tricks for Great Images!; People; Travel; Pets and Wildlife; Humor; Part VI: Accessories: Accessory Flash; Multi Stroboscopic Flash; Speedlites in Studio or Location; Macro Twin Lite; Ring Lite; Camera Accessories; Printers; Other Accessories; Rebel Links; Index

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Chris Grey is an international award winning photographer, instructor, author and owner of Christopher Grey Studios, (Minneapolis, MN, USA) who has specialized in advertising, portrait and fine art photography for over three decades. Current advertising clients include The Home Depot, Midwest Dairy Association (Got Milk?) and ClearChannel Communications. Grey also writes monthly columns on professional lighting tips and techniques for ShootSmarter.com and ProPhotoResource.com, free sites loaded with information for digital photographers. He is the author of numerous photography books, including CANON DSLR: The Ultimate Photographers Guide, also from Focal Press.