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Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies

Julie Adair King, Robert Correll

ISBN: 978-1-118-93365-7 July 2014 288 Pages


Capturing greatness with the Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D is just a click away

Congratulations on your new Canon! Not sure where to begin? No worries! Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies makes it easy to cut through the intimidation of working with your DSLR camera to get great shots—without breaking a sweat.

With this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll discover how to get a feel for your camera, shoot in auto mode, shift to manual settings to take full control of your photos, adjust lighting, focus, and color, manage playback options, learn basic troubleshooting, and much more. Truly stunning and impressive pictures are at your fingertips!

  • Shows you how find and set camera controls to adjust exposure, lighting, focus, and color
  • Explains how to load images to a computer for organizing, editing, and sharing
  • Provides tips on how to control your camera to get the shot you want
  • Makes learning fast, easy, and fun with full-color photos

If you're a new camera owner looking to get great shots that your phone simply can't capture, Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies makes it easier.

Introduction  1

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps  5

Chapter 1: Getting Up and Running 7

Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 35

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 63

Part II: Taking Creative Control  83

Chapter 4: Taking Charge of Exposure 85

Chapter 5: Controlling Focus and Depth of Field 123

Chapter 6: Mastering Color Controls 141

Chapter 7: Putting It All Together 157

Chapter 8: Shooting and Viewing Movies 175

Part III: After the Shot  189

Chapter 9: Picture Playback 191

Chapter 10: Working with Picture and Movie Files 211

Part IV: The Part of Tens  233

Chapter 11: Ten More Ways to Customize Your Camera 235

Chapter 12: Ten Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 245

Index  261