Canon EOS 60D For Dummies

Canon EOS 60D For Dummies

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A full-color guide to all the bells and whistles in your new Canon 60D
If you own a Canon 60D, you?ve got a camera for advanced amateurs and one that?s very close to professional-level equipment. Now it?s time to make sure you get the very most out of all that power. Julie Adair King teams up with Robert Correll to help digital camera users catch their skills up to what their cameras have to offer in this fun but thorough guide. Understand all your camera?s features, move beyond the security blanket of Auto mode, and start capturing the pictures you?ve dreamed of.

Gives you the full picture on Canon?s EOS 60D dSLR camera, in the friendly, easy-to-follow, For Dummies style
Helps you explore the 18-mexapixel sensor, full HD video recording, a tilt-view LCD, and expanded in-camera editing tools and filters
Teaches you tricks and techniques, with over 300 example photos and menu captures in full color
Reveals how to adjust settings for optimal exposure, lighting, focus, and color
Gives you ten top tips on photo editing

The Canon 60D dSLR camera, the expertise of Julie Adair King and Robert Correll, and your own, untapped ability?all you need now is the book! Canon EOS 60D For Dummies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 189 x 231 x 22mm | 882g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 1118004892
  • 9781118004890
  • 102,273

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Expand your creativity -- learn to use all your 60D's professional features

Are you new to dSLR photography? Or are you accustomed to changing lenses, but still a little overwhelmed by your 60D's many options? Relax -- this book is for you! You'll get a guided tour of every control, learn to use the automatic modes, and download and share your images. Then get really creative as you learn to control exposure, focus, color, and more!

So many buttons -- get familiar with all the controls on the top, front, and back of your camera and learn to use the menus

Use the safety net -- exercise some creative control while maintaining automatic features with Creative Auto mode

See what you've got -- use the Playback function to review photos in the camera and view data about each shot

Print perfection -- transfer images to the computer, sync up print and monitor colors, and check pixel counts before you print

Take off the training wheels -- manually control exposure, lighting, focus, and white balance

Open the book and find:

A guided tour of your Canon EOS 60D's controls

Tips for getting better shots in auto mode

Advice on shooting movies

How to work with aperture, shutter speed, and ISO

Insight for deciphering the camera's menu options

A guide to setting your camera for portraits and action shots

What white balance is and how to manage it

Ten ways to customize your Canon EOS 60D

Learn to:

Get started in auto mode, then move to manual mode for greater control

Fine-tune exposure, lighting, focus, and color

Set your camera for high-quality portraits and landscape photos
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Table of contents

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps.

Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land.

Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings.

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically.

Chapter 4: Exploring Live View Shooting and Movie Making.

Part II: Working with Picture Files.

Chapter 5: Picture Playback.

Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos.

Part III: Taking Creative Control.

Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting.

Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color.

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 10: Ten Creative (and Practical) Features.

Chapter 11: Ten More Ways to Customize Your Camera.

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About Julie Adair King

Julie Adair King has written numerous books on Nikon and Canon cameras as well as digital photography. She also conducts digital photography classes at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. Robert Correll is a creative professional and the author of High Dynamic Range Digital Photography For Dummies.
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