Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D for dummies

by Sahlin, Doug,

Format: Print Book 2013
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Get up to speed on your Canon SL1/100D and enter the world of dSLR photography!

Canon's EOS Rebel SL1/100D is for photographers who prefer a smaller, lightweight camera that still offers heavyweight features. This full-color guide explains how to get better photos from an SL1. Written by professional photographer Doug Sahlin, this book explains the camera's controls and shooting modes. It also shows how to take creative control by moving out of auto mode. You'll also learn how to manage and edit your images, shoot video, use autofocus, and get troubleshooting advice.

Features a full-color format that shows you the camera controls and menus, explaining what each is for and how to use them all Demonstrates how to use the new autofocus feature, manage playback options, and shoot video Helps you graduate to manual mode and learn to control exposure, lighting, focus, and color Covers downloading, organizing, editing, and sharing photos

Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D For Dummies gives you the knowledge and confidence to make the move to dSLR photography using the Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D, which is perfect for photographers who've been waiting for a smaller dSLR with big features.

Machine generated contents note: About This Book
Foolish Assumptions
Icons and Other Delights
Beyond the Book
Shoot Lots of Pictures and Enjoy!
ch. 1 Exploring Your Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D
Getting in Touch with the Camera Controls
Exploring the top of the camera
Exploring the back of the camera
About the cross keys
Exploring the front of the camera
Exploring the bottom of the camera
Peering into the viewfinder
Introducing the touchscreen
Exploring Camera Connections
Modifying Basic Camera Settings
Adjusting the date and time
Modifying the auto-power off time
Adjusting the Viewfinder for Maximum Clarity
Working with Lenses
Attaching a lens
Removing a lens
Using image stabilization lenses
Using a zoom lens
About STM lenses
Using Digital Film
Working with SD cards
Formatting an SD Card
About Eye-Fi cards
Powering Your Camera
About your camera battery
Charging your camera battery. Contents note continued: About Sensor Cleaning
Cleaning your sensor on command
Keeping your sensor clean
Accessorizing Your SL1/100D
The Care and Feeding of Your SL1/100D
ch. 2 Creating Great Images on Auto-Pilot
Ordering from Your Camera Menu
Taking Your First Picture
Understanding Exposure and Focal Length
Focusing on an Off-Center Subject
Focusing Manually
Creating Images with Camera Scene Modes
Setting Ambience in preset scene modes and SCN modes
Choosing settings for Light/Scene-Based Shots
Creating portraits using the Portrait mode
Shooting landscapes using the Landscape mode
Shooting images in Close-up mode
Shooting images using Sports mode
Creating images using a SCN mode
Shooting Pictures in Creative Auto Mode
ch. 3 Specifying Image Size and Quality
Understanding Image Size and Quality
Specifying Image Format, Size, and Quality
Comparing Image Formats and File Sizes
Managing Image Files. Contents note continued: Creating folders
Selecting a folder
Choosing a file-numbering method
ch. 4 Using the LCD Monitor
Displaying Image Information
Using the Histogram
Reviewing Your Images
Changing the Jump display
Reviewing images with the touchscreen
Modifying Image Review Time
Changing Monitor Brightness
Deleting Images
Rotating Images
Protecting Images
Using the Quick Control Menu
Using Touch Control with the Quick Control Menu
Viewing Images as a Slide Show
Viewing Images on a TV Set
ch. 5 Shooting Pictures and Movies in Live View
Taking Pictures in Live View
Displaying shooting information
Focusing with Live View
Using the Quick Control menu to shoot pictures in Live View mode
Displaying a grid in Live View mode
Exploring Other Useful Live View Options
Making Movies with Your Camera
Recording movies
Displaying video shooting information
Changing video dimensions and frame rate. Contents note continued: Changing audio recording options
Using the Quick Control menu to shoot video in Live View mode
Taking a still picture while recording a movie
Previewing Movies on the Camera LCD Monitor
ch. 6 Leaving Auto Mode Behind
Using Your Camera's Creative Exposure Modes
Understanding how exposure works in the camera
Using Programmed Auto Exposure mode
Using Aperture Priority mode
Using Shutter Priority mode
Manually exposing images
Shooting time exposures
Modifying Camera Exposure
Using exposure compensation
Bracketing exposure
Locking exposure
Locking Focus
Choosing a Drive Mode
Exploring Useful Image Menu Commands
Enabling Long Exposure Noise Reduction
Enabling High ISO Speed Noise Reduction
Changing screen color
Using Custom Functions
Enabling a custom function
Enable Highlight Tone Priority
Clearing Custom Functions
ch. 7 Features That Make Pictures Pop. Contents note continued: Using the Auto Lighting Optimizer
Correcting Lens Peripheral Illumination
Choosing a Metering Mode
Choosing the Autofocus Mode
Changing the Autofocus Point
Choosing a Picture Style
Specifying the Color Space
Setting White Balance
Creating a Custom White Balance
Setting the ISO Speed
Expanding the ISO Range
Using White Balance Compensation
Flash Photography and Your SL1/100D
Using the pop-up flash
Controlling the pop-up flash
Disabling camera flash
Changing the flash-sync speed in Av mode
Using fill flash
Using an auxiliary flash unit
Controlling an external Speedlite
Clearing Flash Settings
ch. 8 Shooting Frameworthy Photos
Thinking Like a Pro Photographer
Enhancing your creativity
Composing your images
Visualizing your images
Seeing, thinking, and acting
Defining your goals
What else is in the picture?
The genius of digital photography. Contents note continued: Choosing the Optimal Settings for Great Photographs
Photographing action
Photographing landscapes
Photographing the sunset
Photographing people and things
Photographing wildlife
ch. 9 Editing Your Images
Introducing the Canon ImageBrowser EX
Downloading Your Images
Rating and Keywording Images
Adding Comments to Images
Adding Information to Images
Changing Your View
Backing Up Your Work
Organizing Your Images
Editing JPEG Images in ImageBrowser EX
Adjusting brightness and saturation
Toning your curves
Sharpening an image
Working with RAW Files in Digital Photo Professional
ch. 10 Creating Prints from Your Images
Deciding to Print at Home or Go to a Printer
Finding Images
Leaving Some Breathing Room
Cropping an Image in ImageBrowser EX
Printing an Image
Printing an image from ImageBrowser EX
Printing an image in Digital Photo Professional. Contents note continued: Printing a Contact Sheet in ImageBrowser EX
Printing a Contact Sheet in Digital Photo Professional
ch. 11 Ten Tips and Tricks
Creating a Custom Menu
Adding Copyright Information to the Camera
Adding Author Name to the Camera
Creating and Registering a Picture Style
Updating Your Camera's Firmware
Restoring Your Camera Settings
Disabling Shooting without a Card
Enabling Red-Eye Reduction
Creating a Makeshift Tripod
Disabling the Camera Beeper
ch. 12 Ten Cool Projects
Cropping JPEG Images In-Camera
Resizing Images In-Camera
Editing Movies In-Camera
Using Creative Filters
Strutting Your Stuff Online
Uploading Images to Your Facebook Page
Creating Abstract Images In-Camera
Editing Your Images in Photoshop Elements
Creating Video Albums and Snapshots
Rating Images with the Playback Quick Control Menu.

Additional Information
Series --For dummies.
Subjects Canon digital cameras.
Photography -- Digital techniques.
Single-lens reflex cameras.
Publisher Hoboken, NJ :2013
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description x, 340 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN 9781118753675 (paperback)
1118753674 (paperback)
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