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Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D For Dummies


Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D For Dummies


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von: Julie Adair King

22,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 19.11.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781119716228
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 416

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<p><b>Learn to take gorgeous photos with this beginner-friendly guide to dSLR photography </b></p> <p>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? </p> <p>Absolutely! In <i>Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D For Dummies</i>, 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. </p> <p>In the book you’ll: </p> <ul> <li>Take the fast track to stunning stills with camera setup, picture settings, and Canon’s Auto Mode </li> <li>Customize your picture taking experience by taking control of settings like exposure and focus  </li> <li>Access and organize your new picture library both on your camera and your computer </li> </ul> <p>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. </p>
<p><b>Introduction</b><b> 1</b></p> <p>A Quick Look at What’s Ahead 2</p> <p>Icons and Other Stuff to Note 3</p> <p>Practice, Be Patient, and Have Fun! 3</p> <p><b>Part 1: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 1: Getting Up and Running</b><b> 7</b></p> <p>Preparing the Camera for Initial Use 7</p> <p>Exploring External Camera Features 12</p> <p>Topside controls 12</p> <p>Back-of-the-body controls 14</p> <p>And the rest 20</p> <p>Changing from Guided to Standard Display Mode 22</p> <p>Ordering from Camera Menus 25</p> <p>Mastering menu basics 25</p> <p>Navigating Custom Functions 28</p> <p>Customizing the Touchscreen 29</p> <p>Viewing Camera Settings 31</p> <p>Displaying the Quick Control screen 32</p> <p>Decoding viewfinder data 33</p> <p>Switching to Live View Mode 35</p> <p>Customizing the Live View display 37</p> <p>Live View safety tips 40</p> <p>Using Quick Control Mode 40</p> <p>Familiarizing Yourself with the Lens 44</p> <p>Working with Memory Cards 47</p> <p>Reviewing Basic Setup Options 49</p> <p>Setup Menu 1 49</p> <p>Setup Menu 2 51</p> <p>Setup Menu 3 53</p> <p>Setup Menu 4 54</p> <p>Setup Menu 5 55</p> <p>A few other critical menu options before you go 56</p> <p><b>Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings</b><b> 59</b></p> <p>Choosing an Exposure Mode 60</p> <p>Basic Zone exposure modes 60</p> <p>Creative Zone modes (P, Tv, Av, and M) 61</p> <p>Changing the Drive Mode 62</p> <p>Understanding the Image Quality Setting 67</p> <p>Considering resolution: L, M, S1, or S2? 67</p> <p>Understanding file type (JPEG or Raw) 71</p> <p>Adjusting the Image Quality setting 76</p> <p>Setting the Photo Aspect Ratio 79</p> <p>Adding Flash 81</p> <p>Setting the flash to fire (or not) 85</p> <p>Adding Red-Eye Reduction 90</p> <p>Reviewing Advanced Flash Options 91</p> <p>Adjusting flash output with Flash Exposure Compensation 92</p> <p>Locking the flash exposure 94</p> <p>Investigating other flash options 96</p> <p><b>Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically</b><b> 101</b></p> <p>Using Scene Intelligent Auto Mode 102</p> <p>Viewfinder shooting 102</p> <p>Live View photography in Scene Intelligent Auto mode 106</p> <p>Exploring Creative Assist Adjustments 110</p> <p>Discovering Selfie Mode 118</p> <p>Taking Advantage of SCN (Scene) Modes 121</p> <p>Accessing Scene modes 122</p> <p>Reviewing the available scene modes 124</p> <p>Adjusting camera settings in SCN mode 128</p> <p><b>Part 2: Taking Creative Control 131</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 4: Taking Charge of Exposure</b><b> 133</b></p> <p>Introducing the Exposure Trio: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO 134</p> <p>Aperture affects depth of field 136</p> <p>Shutter speed affects motion blur 137</p> <p>ISO affects image noise 139</p> <p>Doing the exposure balancing act 140</p> <p>Stepping Up to Advance Exposure Modes (P, Tv, Av, and M) 141</p> <p>Monitoring Exposure Settings 143</p> <p>Choosing an Exposure Metering Mode 146</p> <p>Setting ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed 149</p> <p>Controlling ISO 150</p> <p>Adjusting aperture and shutter speed 154</p> <p>Sorting Through Your Camera’s Exposure-Correction Tools 156</p> <p>Overriding autoexposure results with Exposure Compensation 156</p> <p>Improving high-contrast shots with Highlight Tone Priority 162</p> <p>Experimenting with Auto Lighting Optimizer 165</p> <p>Looking at a few other exposure solutions 169</p> <p>Locking Autoexposure Settings 172</p> <p>Bracketing Exposures Automatically 174</p> <p><b>Chapter 5: Controlling Focus and Depth of Field </b><b>179</b></p> <p>Setting the Lens to Automatic or Manual Focusing Mode 180</p> <p>Discovering the AF ON button 182</p> <p>Exploring Viewfinder Focusing Options 183</p> <p>Adjusting autofocus performance 184</p> <p>Considering a few other autofocus settings 194</p> <p>Focusing in Live View and Movie Modes 196</p> <p>AF Method: Setting the focusing area 196</p> <p>AF Operation: One-Shot or Servo? 202</p> <p>Manual focusing in Live View and Movie modes 205</p> <p>Zooming in for a focus check 206</p> <p>Manipulating Depth of Field 208</p> <p><b>Chapter 6: Mastering Color Controls</b><b> 213</b></p> <p>Understanding White Balance 214</p> <p>Changing the White Balance setting 215</p> <p>Creating a custom White Balance setting 220</p> <p>Fine-tuning color with White Balance Shift 222</p> <p>Bracketing White Balance 226</p> <p>Taking a Quick Look at Picture Styles 229</p> <p>Changing the Color Space 233</p> <p><b>Chapter 7: Putting It All Together</b><b> 235</b></p> <p>Recapping Basic Picture Settings 235</p> <p>Shooting Still Portraits 237</p> <p>Capturing Action 242</p> <p>Capturing Scenic Vistas 246</p> <p>Capturing Dynamic Close-Ups 249</p> <p><b>Chapter 8: Shooting and Viewing Movies</b><b> 251</b></p> <p>Recording Movies Using Default Settings 252</p> <p>Setting the Broadcast Standard (NTSC or PAL) 256</p> <p>Understanding the Movie Recording Size Setting 257</p> <p>Selecting Audio Options 261</p> <p>Using Movie Digital Zoom 264</p> <p>Recording Vertical Movies 267</p> <p>Reviewing Other Movie Options 269</p> <p>Autofocusing options 270</p> <p>Movie Digital IS 271</p> <p>Playing with exposure and color 272</p> <p>Checking out a few final features 275</p> <p>Playing Movies 277</p> <p><b>Part 3: After the Shot 281</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 9: Picture Playback</b><b> 283</b></p> <p>Adjusting Instant Image Review 283</p> <p>Viewing Pictures in Playback Mode 284</p> <p>Viewing multiple thumbnails at a time (Index mode) 287</p> <p>Jumping through images 289</p> <p>Rotating still pictures 291</p> <p>Zooming in for a closer view 294</p> <p>Showing focus points during playback 295</p> <p>Viewing Picture Data 296</p> <p>Basic Information display mode 297</p> <p>Shooting Information display mode 299</p> <p>Understanding histograms 304</p> <p>Taking Advantage of Image Search 306</p> <p><b>Chapter 10: Working with Picture and Movie Files</b><b> 311</b></p> <p>Deleting Files 312</p> <p>Protecting Photos and Movies 316</p> <p>Rating Photos and Movies 318</p> <p>Fixing Red-Eye 321</p> <p>Cropping Photos 322</p> <p>Processing Raw Images in the Camera 326</p> <p>Understanding the basic approach 327</p> <p>Using the Raw Image Processing tool 329</p> <p>Processing Raw images using Creative Assist 333</p> <p>Sending Pictures to the Computer 336</p> <p>Preparing Pictures for Online Sharing 340</p> <p><b>Part 4: The Part of Tens 343</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 11: Ten More Customization Options </b><b>345</b></p> <p>Giving the Set Button an Extra Job 345</p> <p>Customizing Four Other Buttons 347</p> <p>Disabling the AF-Assist Beam 348</p> <p>Creating a Custom Menu 348</p> <p>Adding Custom Folders 349</p> <p>Turning Off the Shooting Settings Screen 350</p> <p>Embedding Copyright Notices 351</p> <p>Adding Cleaning Instructions to Images 353</p> <p>Stopping a Retractable Lens from Closing 353</p> <p>Swapping the AF Point Selection and AE Lock Button Functions 354</p> <p><b>Chapter 12: Ten Features to Explore on a Rainy Day</b><b> 357</b></p> <p>Shooting a Time-Lapse Movie 358</p> <p>Enabling Mirror Lockup 360</p> <p>Exploring a Few Obscure Printing Options 360</p> <p>Adding Special Effects to Photos 362</p> <p>Adding Effects During Shooting 364</p> <p>Creating Video Snapshots 366</p> <p>Trimming Movies 368</p> <p>Setting Up for Smooth HDTV Playback 369</p> <p>Presenting a Slide Show 370</p> <p>Viewing Photos and Movies on a TV 372</p> <p>Appendix: Exploring Wireless Connections 375</p> <p>Index 389</p>
<p><b>Julie Adair King</b> is the bestselling author of many books about digital imaging, including For Dummies guides to Nikon, Canon, and Olympus digital cameras. When not writing, she teaches at various locations, including top photography schools such as the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.
<ul> <li>Get the best results from your camera</li> <li>Shoot breathtaking portraits and action photos</li> <li>Take control of color, focus, and exposure</li> </ul> <p><b>Shoot like a pro with your Canon dSLR</b> <p>Photographers who like full control over all aspects of their images use digital SLR cameras—and the Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D gives you that power plus the ability to shoot video in 4k resolution and edit images right in the camera. In twelve easy-to-follow chapters, veteran photography author Julie Adair King helps you understand the basics of photography, the tools in your camera, and proven techniques that will produce shots that even pros will envy. <p><b>Inside...</b> <ul> <li>Customize your camera</li> <li>Get a grip on technical stuff</li> <li>Choose the best shooting mode</li> <li>Solve exposure problems</li> <li>Manipulate image focus</li> <li>Record 4k video</li> <li>Shoot and convert RAW photos</li> <li>Connect to a smartphone or tablet</li> </ul>

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