David Busch’s Canon EOS 6D Guide to Digital SLR Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1285434625  |  ISBN-13: 9781285434629
  • 400 Pages
  • © 2014 | Published
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The Canon EOS 6D is the most affordable full-frame camera that Canon has ever introduced. It boasts 20.2 megapixels of resolution, blazing-fast automatic focus, and cool features like full high-definition movie shooting. As the owner of a Canon EOS 6D, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. DAVID BUSCH'S CANON EOS 6D GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the Canon EOS 6D to take great photographs and movies. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, and exposure. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Canon EOS 6D, and use it like a pro!

Features and Benefits

  • Covers the basics of shooting completely—from setup to metering, lighting, exposure, and more.
  • Includes the Canon EOS 6D Roadmap, a quick-reference visual guide to functions and features.
  • Features a section on movie-making with your Canon EOS 6D.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Your Canon EOS 6D.
2. Canon EOS 6D Roadmap.
3. Recommended Settings.
4. Nailing the Right Exposure.
5. Mastering the Mysteries of Autofocus.
6. Advanced Shooting.
7. Working with Lenses.
8. Making Light Work for You.
9. Electronic Flash Basics.
10. Working with Wireless Flash.
11. Customizing with the Shooting Menu.
12. Customizing the Playback Menu.
13. Customizing the Set-up Menu.
14. The Custom Functions and My Menus.
15. Basic Live View.
16. Basic Movie Making.
17. Advanced Movie-Making Techniques.

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 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'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