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Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies



Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies

Julie Adair King

ISBN: 978-1-119-29566-2 July 2016 320 Pages


Your Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D photography class—in a book!

The Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D offers DLSR users a tool to take photographs truly worth bragging about. This book gives you the pointers and easy-to-follow instruction you need to make sense of your new camera and start taking those stunning shots—right out of its box.

First, it demystifies all the photography terms the pros use, explains your Canon camera's menus and settings, and shows how to take control of color, focus, and lighting. Once you have a grasp on those skills, you can apply your newfound knowledge to get better portraits, action shots, close ups, and other images.

If most of your photography experience has taken place behind the lens of a smartphone, fear not! You'll quickly and easily learn all about your Canon's tools for controlling focus and depth of field, getting vivid color, shooting landscapes, transferring your files to your computer, and so much more.

  • Get up to speed on your camera's settings and menu options
  • Take quick auto mode shots or be creative with manual settings
  • Apply your knowledge to get better portraits and action shots
  • Find tips for customizing your camera to suit your unique needs

If you love to take photos and want to up your game with a fantastic DSLR camera, Canon Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies is your fast track to getting picture-perfect snaps in a flash!

Introduction 1

Part 1: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5

CHAPTER 1: Getting Up and Running 7

CHAPTER 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 41

CHAPTER 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 75

Part 2: Taking Creative Control 93

CHAPTER 4: Taking Charge of Exposure 95

CHAPTER 5: Controlling Focus and Depth of Field 135

CHAPTER 6: Mastering Color Controls 157

CHAPTER 7: Putting It All Together 175

CHAPTER 8: Shooting and Viewing Movies 195

Part 3: After the Shot 209

CHAPTER 9: Picture Playback 211

CHAPTER 10: Working with Picture and Movie Files 231

Part 4: The Part of Tens 259

CHAPTER 11: Ten More Ways to Customize Your Camera 261

CHAPTER 12: Ten More Cool Features to Explore 271

Index 287