Learn the Canon Rebel EOS for 5 Bucks

Learn the Canon Rebel EOS for 5 Bucks

by Stephen Gregory




As the first sub-$1,000 single-lens-reflex digital camera to hit the market, the Canon EOS Digital Rebel opened up a whole new world of quality digital photography for serious amateur and professional shutterbugs just like yourself. Here to make sure you start to take advantage of it the first time you focus in on a subject is a pocket-sized, low-priced ($5!) guide from a master of the medium. In less than 50 pages, you'll find all of the smart, sensible instruction you need to start shooting quality images immediately with your brand-new digital camera. Each page of this tight, bright, four-color guide features a full-page visual, step-by-step instructions, and perhaps a warning or tip at the bottom of the page. Nothing extraneous, just the all-important basics: shooting techniques, Digital Rebel functions and menus, instructions for transferring photos and creating common effects, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321287823
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 07/26/2004
Series: Learn for 5 Bucks Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.16(d)

About the Author

Stephen Gregory is active in the digital photography and digital imaging professions. He spends a lot of his time teaching other people about how to quickly get the most out of their digital imaging hardware and software.

Table of Contents

How to charge the battery1
Where the battery goes2
Turning on the camera3
Inserting your memory card4
Formatting your memory card5
How to change your lens6
Setting the Auto Power Off timer7
Navigating the menu8
Waking the camera from sleep9
How to take a shot10
Focusing the viewfinder eyepiece11
Using the autofocus12
Locking in your focal point13
How to tell if your focus is locked on14
Turning off autofocus15
Using the built-in flash16
Is your flash ready to fire17
How to reduce "red eye"18
Shooting without the flash19
Turning on flash in manual modes20
Shooting in Full Auto mode21
Set up to shoot at night22
Set up for action shots23
Set up for portraits24
How to shoot objects up close25
How to shoot landscapes26
Using a zoom lens27
Turning off Auto White Balance28
How much battery is left29
How many shots do you have left30
Choosing your image size31
Choosing your image quality32
How to choose RAW format33
Which quality format are you using34
Seeing the LCD info panel in low light35
Seeing your photos on the color LCD36
How to zoom in on your preview37
Getting more preview time38
Jumping 10 photos forward/back39
Getting info on your photos40
Auto-rotate your vertical photos41
Getting an index view of preview42
See a slide show of your photos43
Watch your slide show on TV44
Erase the photo you just took45
Erasing photos from memory card46
Protecting photos from erasure47
How to erase all your photos48
Getting photos onto your computer49
How to get more battery life50
Setting your "film" speed (ISO)51
Working in manual mode52
Restoring the default settings53
Using the self-timer54
Where to learn more55

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Learn the Canon Rebel EOS for 5 Bucks 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I give this book two stars because the printers and graphics folks did such a good job. I recommend this book for anyone who has never used an automatic camera before. This book is not for the person who as used an automatic camera. For examples: the book uses full pages to tell you how to turn on the camera, how to turn the lens, how to take a shoot (press the button), and that your shoot appears on the LCD screen after you shoot. Of the 56 pages in this book one page is about manual mode and there is no information about A-DEP, Av, Tv, or the P modes. They say you get what you pay for but the title is misleading: you will not learn the Canon EOS Digital Rebel camera for 5 bucks. Joe Martinez Amateur Photographer