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Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1598635107  |  ISBN-13: 9781598635102
  • 304 Pages
  • © 2008 | Published
  • List Price = $ 29.99
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About

Overview

As the new owner of Canon's most advanced intermediate digital SLR, you want to get started taking professional-looking photographs using all of the exciting features at your fingertips. "Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital SLR Photography" is a concise introduction and guide to your camera's essential controls and functions, such as Live View, built-in dust reduction, and the blistering 6.5-frames-per-second continuous shooting mode that is an action photographer’s dream. The book provides detailed instructions showing you how, when, and why to make optimized settings with the Canon EOS 40D’s enhanced menus, which include a half-dozen versatile new custom functions. You'll learn about the camera's improved automatic focus, flash synchronization tricks, how to choose lenses that will provide the perspective and effects you want, and which exposure modes are ideal for each picture-taking opportunity. Packed with full-color images and examples that illustrate the recommended techniques and settings for your Canon EOS 40D, this book helps photographers of any skill level begin maximizing their equipment as soon as you open the cover!

Features and Benefits

  • The first book to market on the Canon EOS 40D.
  • Offers concise, easy-to-follow lessons on the all of the Canon EOS 40D features, enhanced by full-color photographs.
  • Written by a professional photographer and best-selling author who understands digital photography with single lens reflex (SLR) cameras.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Shooting Your First Canon EOS 40D Picture

Chapter 2: The Canon 40D Roadmap

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your EOS 40D

Chapter 4: Getting the Right Exposure

Chapter 5: Photography with Your EOS 40D

Chapter 6: Working with Lenses

Chapter 7: Working with Light

Chapter 8: Downloading and Editing

Chapter 9: Troubleshooting Your Canon EOS 40D

Appendix A: Upgrading to the Canon EOS 40D

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

David D. Busch

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered." When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list—simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.