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Canon EOS 6D For Dummies

Doug Sahlin

ISBN: 978-1-118-53065-8 March 2013 384 Pages


A full-color guide to everything your Canon EOS 6D can do, aimed at the first-time user

The Canon EOS 6D is a budget-priced full-frame camera that is very close to professional-level equipment. With this friendly guide by your side, you can make sure you get the most out of everything the Canon EOS 6D can do. Veteran author Doug Sahlin introduces the basic photo skills you need in order to get great shots from a DSLR camera while guiding you through the controls specific to the EOS 6D.

  • Explores the utilizing on-board controls, shooting in auto mode, and using live view and playback modes
  • Makes sense of dialing in exposure and lighting controls plus manipulating focus and color controls
  • Explains how to get photos onto a PC for editing
  • Addresses printing, posting online, and other ways to share images

Canon EOS 6D For Dummies gives you the full picture in a fun and easy-to-understand way so that you can better understand this powerful camera.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with your Canon EOS 6D 7

Chapter 1: Exploring Your EOS 6D 9

Chapter 2: Creating Great Pictures Automatically 45

Chapter 3: Selecting Image Size and Quality 73

Chapter 4: Using the LCD Monitor 83

Part II: Going Beyond Point-and-Shoot Photography 107

Chapter 5: Shooting Pictures and Movies with Live View 109

Chapter 6: Getting the Most from Your Camera 131

Chapter 7: Using Advanced Camera Features 161

Chapter 8: Mastering Your EOS 6D 195

Part III: Editing and Sharing Your Images 229

Chapter 9: Editing Your Images 231

Chapter 10: Creating Prints from Your Images 259

Part IV: The Part of Tens 279

Chapter 11: Ten Tips and Tricks 281

Chapter 12: Ten (Plus One) Cool Projects 299

Appendix: Digital SLR Settings and Shortcuts 331

Index 347