Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital Field Guide
Digital Field Guide, Band 204 1. Aufl.
<p><b>Easy-to-understand techniques for getting the most from your Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR</b></p> At nearly $3,000 for the body only, the Canon 5D Mark II DSLR is for amateurs and semi-professionals who are serious about taking great photos-and this go-anywhere guide shares insight for doing just that. Authors Charlotte Lowrie and Brian McLernon walk you step by step through each function on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, going into more depth and scope than the standard manual that accompanies the camera. Portable and easy to understand, the book shows you how to get the exact show you want, when you want them, and is packed with more than 200 beautiful color photos. <ul> <li>Includes step-by-step techniques and professional tips on taking exceptional photos with your Canon EOS 5D Mark II</li> <li>Reviews how to better understand the various functions and potential of your Canon EOS 5D Mark II</li> <li>Features samples of inspirational photos taken by the author</li> </ul> <p>With so much helpful advice for getting the most out of your Canon EOS 5D Mark II, you'll be referencing this guide again and again.</p>
<p><i>Introduction xx</i></p> <p>CHAPTER 1<br />Anatomy of the Canon 5D Mark II 1</p> <p>CHAPTER 2<br />Using the 5D Mark II Menus 17</p> <p>CHAPTER 3<br />Choosing Settings on the 5D Mark II 31</p> <p>CHAPTER 4<br />Color and Picture Styles 65</p> <p>CHAPTER 5<br />Customizing the Canon 5D Mark II 87</p> <p>CHAPTER 6<br />Selecting and Using Canon Lenses 103</p> <p>CHAPTER 7<br />Working with Canon EX-series Speedlites 123</p> <p>CHAPTER 8<br />Shooting Video with the 5D Mark II 139</p> <p>CHAPTER 9<br />Sports, Concert, and Event Photography 155</p> <p>CHAPTER 10<br />Landscape, Nature, and Travel Photography 169</p> <p>CHAPTER 11<br />Portrait Photography 187</p> <p>CHAPTER 12<br />Stock and Editorial Photography 203</p> <p>CHAPTER 13<br />Wedding Photography 215</p> <p>APPENDIX A<br />Maintenance Tips for Your 5D Mark II 231</p> <p>APPENDIX B<br />5D Mark II Specifi cations 240</p> <p><i>Glossary 246</i></p> <p><i>Index 253</i></p>
<p>Brian McLernon is a freelance photographer specializing in editorial, commercial, corporate, and lifestyle photography. His client list includes CBS Records, Exxon, Johnson & Johnson, Nike, Premiere Homes magazine, and the United States Tennis Association. A popular guest speaker for artistic associations, communications groups, and business organizations, Brian maintains his photography Web site at http://brianmclernon.com and blogs about photography at http://blog.brianmclernon.com.</p>
<p>Learn how to take ideal shots with your Canon EOS 5D Mark II</p> <p>Without question, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a revolutionary development in dSLR technology. With its full-frame, 21.1-megapixel sensor, DiG!C 4 image processor, and 30 frames per second, high-definition video recording capability, it offers creative possibilities previously unknown. This practical, portable guide examines the camera's features, explores the myriad menus and settings, discusses compatible lenses and Speedlites, and offers tips for capturing perfect photos and videos in common and uncommon situations.</p> <ul> <li> <p>Learn to customize more than 20 functions</p> </li> <li> <p>Choose file formats, Exposure and Metering modes, and ISO and white balance settings</p> </li> <li> <p>Explore flash techniques for use in the field</p> </li> <li> <p>Discover how to light video, mix video and sound, and use Live View</p> </li> <li> <p>Gain professional advice on shooting sports, concerts, portraits, weddings, landscapes, products, and more</p> </li> </ul>