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Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D For Dummies

Published 12-15-2020

Learn to take gorgeous photos with this beginner-friendly guide to dSLR photography 

The Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D dSLR camera has dozens of features that can help you take beautiful and striking photos. But if you’re new to photography, where do you begin? And is it possible to get up to speed quickly, without a lot of technical knowledge? 

Absolutely! In Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D For Dummies, expert photography educator Julie King draws on her years of experience as she walks you through the ins and outs of photography and your Canon camera. Julie skips the technical jargon and gives you the info you need in plain language, guiding you through everything from shooting your first photos in auto mode to taking full control of your camera’s features. 

In the book you’ll: 

  • Take the fast track to stunning stills with camera setup, picture settings, and Canon’s Auto Mode 
  • Customize your picture taking experience by taking control of settings like exposure and focus  
  • Access and organize your new picture library both on your camera and your computer 

Perfect for anyone who’s just received a Canon EOS Rebel and doesn’t know where to begin, this book will also earn a place in the libraries of more seasoned photographers who want to unlock everything this great camera has to offer. 

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Canon EOS 90D For Dummies

Published 02-05-2020

Get excited about the Canon EOS 90D and all it can do!

An amazing photo begins with a quality camera and the know-how to use it. If you’ve selected the Canon EOS 90D, you now have a digital camera that serves a range of photographers, from novices to professionals. It takes some know-how to take advantage of the camera’s upgrades to its sensor, shutter speed, and video capabilities. Fortunately, Canon EOS 90D For Dummies canhelp you maximize the potential of the camera and its features.

Canon EOS 90D For Dummies lets you skip the photography class and start shooting high-quality images right away The book introduces the camera’s settings; explains how to take control of exposure, focus, and color; and shows how to put all this new-found knowledge to work to shoot great portraits or action shots. The book is co-written by a pair of photography pros who share their professional experience on how to apply simple techniques for great shots.

  • Choose the best setting for your situation
  • Manage focus and color
  • Make the most of your lighting
  • Understand camera settings
  • Customize your camera to your needs

Create remarkable photos and memories, whether you stick with user-friendly automatic settings or decide to dive into more advanced features. With your Canon EOS 90D and this book at your side, you can shoot quality video and capture moving subjects confidently.

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Canon EOS Rebel T7/2000D For Dummies

Published 08-21-2018

A photography class—in a book!

Your Canon EOS Rebel T7/1400D provides enough camera power to take the pro-style shots you've dreamed of shooting—and this book shows you how. Canon EOS Rebel T7/1400D For Dummies bridges the gap between taking quick shots in auto mode and taking charge of the settings that offer full control of your pictures' focus, color, and light balance.

Take a peek inside to discover all the expert tips and tricks to take brag-worthy portraits, action shots, and close-ups—in a flash. No matter your subject, you’ll get all the know-how and instruction you need to get the picture-perfect shot every time.

  • Get started with automatic and creative modes
  • Take full control of exposure to achieve better results
  • Understand the settings that control light and color
  • Follow steps on properly using flash

Even if you’ve never picked up a DSLR camera, this friendly guide makes it fast and easy to unlock all your powerful Canon has to offer!

 

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Canon EOS 77D For Dummies

Published 08-28-2017

Get pro results from your 77D!

The Canon EOS 77D puts features from higher-end cameras into a model designed for amateur photographers—and that's good news for you! Even better, Canon EOS 77D For Dummies makes it easier than ever to start producing pro-level photos. You'll start by getting a grasp on the mysterious terms that photographers throw around and then learn how your camera puts you in control of your image's exposure, color, and focus tools. Plus, you can follow some basic photography recipes to create portraits, nature shots, and action photos worth bragging about.

If you're just getting your hands on your first DSLR camera, you're in for a photographer's delight! With the help of this friendly guide, you'll walk through all the steps of shooting in automatic, scene, or manual mode. Plus, the book is packed with full-color photos designed to explain and illustrate how the 77D can control the focus and color in an image—ensuring you'll get the perfect shot every time.

  • Find simple steps for shooting better photos
  • Learn the tricks the pros use to control exposure settings
  • Discover how to capture better light and color
  • Get tips for working with more advanced features

Everything you need to take picture-perfect photos with your Canon EOS 77D is inside!

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Canon EOS Rebel T7i/800D For Dummies

Published 08-07-2017

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!

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Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies

Published 08-01-2016

Your Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D photography class—in a book!

The Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D offers DLSR users a tool to take photographs truly worth bragging about. This book gives you the pointers and easy-to-follow instruction you need to make sense of your new camera and start taking those stunning shots—right out of its box.

First, it demystifies all the photography terms the pros use, explains your Canon camera's menus and settings, and shows how to take control of color, focus, and lighting. Once you have a grasp on those skills, you can apply your newfound knowledge to get better portraits, action shots, close ups, and other images.

If most of your photography experience has taken place behind the lens of a smartphone, fear not! You'll quickly and easily learn all about your Canon's tools for controlling focus and depth of field, getting vivid color, shooting landscapes, transferring your files to your computer, and so much more.

  • Get up to speed on your camera's settings and menu options
  • Take quick auto mode shots or be creative with manual settings
  • Apply your knowledge to get better portraits and action shots
  • Find tips for customizing your camera to suit your unique needs

If you love to take photos and want to up your game with a fantastic DSLR camera, Canon Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies is your fast track to getting picture-perfect snaps in a flash!

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Canon EOS 80D For Dummies

Published 07-25-2016

Take professional-quality photos with your Canon EOS 80D

Your Canon EOS 80D gives you pro-level photo power. All you need is some know-how about your camera's capabilities and a little experience to start capturing brag-worthy photos—and the expert tips and tricks inside get you there in a flash. Essentially a photography class in a book, Canon EOS 80D For Dummies offers plain-English explanations of your camera's settings, how to shoot in auto mode, ways to get creative with exposure settings, ideas for getting artistic, and so much more.

Complemented with inspiring full-color examples and simple photo 'recipes' for getting better portraits and close-up images, this hands-on guide covers the gamut of how to use your Canon EOS 80D like the pros. In no time, you'll get up to speed on making sense of your camera's menus and functions, capturing first shots in auto mode, adjusting exposure settings, taking control of focus and color, shooting action shots, sharing your photos, and everything else in between.

  • Gain photography skills while learning your camera's controls
  • Build the confidence to apply pro techniques when you shoot
  • Follow simple steps for better portraits and action shots
  • Customize your Canon EOS 80D

Written with hobbyists and inexperienced photographers in mind, this no-nonsense guide shows you how to capture must-have images you'll be proud to add to your personal or professional portfolio.

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Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies

Published 08-10-2015

Get picture-perfect shots with your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D

Your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D is capable of taking incredibly cool and truly frame-worthy photos, but unless you know how use it properly your pictures won't be worth a thousand words. Luckily, Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D For Dummies is packed with the tips, tricks, and instruction you'd gain in a photography course to take the intimidation out of working with your new camera—so you can start taking stunning photos right away.

Assuming no prior experience in photography, this book gets you up to speed on core photography concepts, then shows you how to grasp using the features specific to the Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D, like working in automatic mode, controlling exposure, selecting the best lens for the job, using shutter and aperture priority modes, knowing how and when to use flash, and so much more. Whether you're looking to capture lovely landscapes, perfect portraits, awesome action shots—or anything in between—the friendly guidance you'll find inside offers everything you need to get the shot…every time.

  • Get started in automatic mode before working up to advanced features
  • Take control of your camera's exposure, lighting, color, and focus settings
  • Shoot better portraits and action shots
  • Get great shots every time—even in low light and when composing close-ups

Complemented by online supplements that cover the unique features of the companion T6i/750D at dummies.com, this hands-on guide will take your pictures from bland to beautiful in a flash!

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II For Dummies

Published 03-09-2015

Get great digital shots with your Canon EOS 7D Mark II

This full-color guide to the features and functions of the Canon EOS 7D Mark II makes it easy for first-time users to get the most out of the camera and capture cool, professional-level photos. Packed with examples on how to create eye-popping digital photos, Canon EOS 7D Mark II For Dummies gives you a plain-English tour of the camera's controls, shows how to manipulate focus and color, gives step-by-step instructions on how to shoot better low-light and action shots, and so much more.

Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras offer full control over exposure settings while also providing pre-sets and auto mode options for beginners. If you're just picking up—or considering buying—a Canon EOS 7D Mark II camera, this fun and friendly guide takes the intimidation out of making sense of the bells and whistles so you can get right down to snapping stunning photos.

  • Covers shooting in auto mode and using live view and playback modes
  • Explains how to dial in exposure and use lighting controls
  • Includes easy tips for printing, posting photos online, and other ways to share images
  • Gives you ten photo editing tricks and pro functions

If you're an amateur photographer who wants better-than-entry-level gear, or a pro looking for a budget camera to add to your collection, Canon EOS 7D Mark II For Dummies has the information you need to get more bang for your buck out of this powerful camera.

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Canon EOS 70D For Dummies

Published 12-16-2013

Start getting great photos with your Canon EOS 70D right away

The Canon EOS 70D features upgraded focusing technology, a 20.2 megapixel sensor, and faster frame-per-second shooting. Whether you're new to dSLR photography or just getting acquainted with the 70D, this handy, full-color guide will have you taking great photos before you know it. You'll learn to use all the on-board controls, shoot in auto mode, use live view, control exposure and lighting, manipulate focus and color, transfer your images to the computer for editing, and share the results in prints or online. Colorful photos throughout illustrate what you can achieve.

  • Upgraded features in the Canon EOS 70D include a new focusing technology that speeds up autofocus for video and live view shooting, a larger sensor, faster frame-by-frame shooting, and a wider ISO range
  • This full-color guide explains how to take advantage of all the features; walks you through all the on-board controls, and shows how to shoot in auto mode
  • Covers dSLR basics such as dialing in exposure and lighting controls, manipulating focus and color, and transferring your images from the camera to the computer
  • Offers advice for shooting in various common situations and explains how to post your photos online, make prints, or share them in other ways

Canon EOS 70D For Dummies makes it easy to get terrific photos with your Canon dSLR camera.

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