Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies

Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies

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Capturing greatness with the Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D is just a click away
Congratulations on your new Canon! Not sure where to begin? No worries! Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies makes it easy to cut through the intimidation of working with your DSLR camera to get great shots-without breaking a sweat.

With this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll discover how to get a feel for your camera, shoot in auto mode, shift to manual settings to take full control of your photos, adjust lighting, focus, and color, manage playback options, learn basic troubleshooting, and much more. Truly stunning and impressive pictures are at your fingertips!

Shows you how find and set camera controls to adjust exposure, lighting, focus, and color
Explains how to load images to a computer for organizing, editing, and sharing
Provides tips on how to control your camera to get the shot you want
Makes learning fast, easy, and fun with full-color photos

If you're a new camera owner looking to get great shots that your phone simply can't capture, Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies makes it easier.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 187 x 228 x 14mm | 576g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1118933621
  • 9781118933626
  • 334,853

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Learn to:

Start snapping better shots right away Make the most of your dSLR camera Understand your camera's controls

Capturing great shots is just a click away

Are you the proud new owner of a Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D? With this hands-on, friendly guide you'll cut through the intimidation of working with a dSLR camera and quickly get up to speed on getting great shots--all without breaking a sweat. So what are you waiting for? Truly stunning and impressive photos are at your fingertips!

Get up and running -- prep your new camera for its first outing, get acquainted with its features, view and adjust settings, and set up preferences dSLR exposé -- get a grip on aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, choose an exposure metering mode, and tweak your autoexposure results Find your focus -- discover the different autofocus options, choose an autofocusing point, and take advantage of manual focusing aids Shoot HD movies -- record your first movie, adjust auto-recording options, and play your movies back for viewing pleasure

Open the book and find:

Tips on choosing basic settings How to shoot in auto and advanced exposure modes Ways to control focus and depth of field The lowdown on mastering color controls Tips on working with picture and movie files Advice on customizing your camera to fit your needs The keys to taking super action shots Top features worth exploring
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Table of contents

Introduction 1
Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5

Chapter 1: Getting Up and Running 7

Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 35

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 63

Part II: Taking Creative Control 83

Chapter 4: Taking Charge of Exposure 85

Chapter 5: Controlling Focus and Depth of Field 123

Chapter 6: Mastering Color Controls 141

Chapter 7: Putting It All Together 157

Chapter 8: Shooting and Viewing Movies 175

Part III: After the Shot 189

Chapter 9: Picture Playback 191

Chapter 10: Working with Picture and Movie Files 211

Part IV: The Part of Tens 233

Chapter 11: Ten More Ways to Customize Your Camera 235

Chapter 12: Ten Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 245

Index 261
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About Julie Adair King

Julie Adair King has been writing about digital imaging and teaching beginning photographers for over two decades. Robert Correll is author of several books, including Digital SLR Photography All-in-One For Dummies, and is an expert in dSLR photography.
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