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Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D For Dummies



Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D For Dummies

Julie Adair King

ISBN: 978-1-118-46190-7 September 2012 416 Pages


An easy-to-follow guide to Canon's first touchscreen dSLR

Canon calls the EOS Rebel T4i/650D its most consumer-friendly dSLR, but there's still a lot to learn. Expert author and photography instructor Julie Adair King handles the subject in a step-by-step style that will boost your confidence. If this is your first dSLR, you'll find all the information you need to get going with your new camera and start taking great pictures. More than 300 fabulous full-color photos illustrate all the camera features and also show you what you and your Rebel T4i/650D can achieve.

  • Canon's EOS Rebel T4i/650D is a consumer-friendly dSLR with touchscreen controls, expanded autofocus features, and improved low-light shooting capabilities; this friendly guide explains all the controls and helps you gain confidence with the Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D camera
  • Bestselling author Julie Adair King covers using auto, live view, and playback modes; how to dial in exposure and lighting controls; and how to manipulate focus and color
  • Offers advice on situational shots, explains how to get images onto a computer for editing, and shows how to print photos or post them online
  • Presents professional editing tips and plenty of beautiful full-color images showing what you can achieve
  • Popular author has written more than 15 For Dummies books on Nikon and Canon cameras

Canon EOS Rebel T4i/650D For Dummies is the perfect how-to guide for anyone venturing into dSLR photography with this popular new model.

Introduction  1

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps  5

Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land 7

Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 49

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 75

Chapter 4: Exploring Live View Shooting and Movie Making 107

Part II: Working with Picture Files  153

Chapter 5: Picture Playback 155

Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos 185

Part III: Taking Creative Control  209

Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure 211

Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color 269

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together 305

Part IV: The Part of Tens  327

Chapter 10: Ten More Ways to Customize Your Camera 329

Chapter 11: Ten Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 343

Appendix: Glossary of Digital Photography Terms  367

Index  379