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Canon EOS 50D Digital Field Guide

Charlotte K. Lowrie

ISBN: 978-0-470-49401-1 February 2009 304 Pages


Charlotte Lowrie's indispensable guide to taking the best possible pictures with the Canon EOS 50D!

Go well beyond the basics with this essential guide to getting great shots with the Canon EOS 50D camera. Professional photographer and bestselling author Charlotte Lowrie packs this portable guide with over 290 pages of beautiful full-color photos, proven techniques, and no-fail formulas for tapping all the features this exciting new high-resolution DSLR camera offers.

Get to know your Canon EOS 50D, learn all the tricks, and then take this handy portable guide with you in the field for quick and easy reference.

  • Master your Canon EOS 50D camera with expert guidance from Seattle-area professional photographer and popular author, Charlotte Lowrie
  • Find pages of step-by-step techniques and professional tips that will help you understand all the functions, menus, and dials on your camera
  • Explore topics that many competitive digital SLR books just touch on, including step-by-step instruction on exposure and composition
  • Learn professional composition and lighting tricks
  • Examine full-color examples of breathtaking ways to capture stills, portraits, and action shots

Canon EOS 50D Digital Field Guide is the latest in the bestselling Digital Field Guide series that has taught thousands of photographers and beginners how to get the most out of their digital cameras.


Part I: Navigating and Setting Up the EOS 50D.

Chapter 1: Roadmap to the EOS 50D.

Chapter 2: Setting Up the EOS 50D.

Chapter 3: Controlling Exposure and Focus.

Chapter 4: Getting Great Color.

Chapter 5: Customizing the EOS 50D.

Part II: Doing More with the EOS 50D.

Chapter 6: Shooting in Live View or Tethered.

Chapter 7: Working with Flash and Studio Lights.

Chapter 8: Lenses and Accessories.

Chapter 9: Using the EOS 50D in the Field.

Part III: Appendixes.

Appendix A: The Fundamentals of Exposure.

Appendix B: Exploring RAW Capture.

Appendix C: Maintaining the 50D.