David Busch's Canon Powershot G12 Guide to Digital Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1435459504  |  ISBN-13: 9781435459502
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
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The Canon PowerShot G12 is the most advanced pocket-sized digital camera Canon has ever introduced, boasting 10 megapixels of resolution, blazing fast automatic focus, and more than a dozen special Scene modes that allow you to take fantastic pictures under any conditions. As the owner of the G12 you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera, and want to learn how quickly. DAVID BUSCH'S CANON POWERSHOT G12 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and most importantly why, to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the G12 to take great photographs of anything. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to use selective focus, fine-tune exposure, and apply special effects. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use your G12, and use it like a pro!

Features and Benefits

  • Shows readers how to master all the features and functions of the Powershot G12, Canon's replacement camera for the G10 and G11 models.
  • Clear instructions and beautiful, full-color images will quickly help readers get familiar and comfortable with your camera.
  • Written by working photographer and #1 best-selling camera guide author who understands digital photography with digital single lens reflex cameras.

Table of Contents

1. Quick Tour: Shooting Your First Canon Powershot G12 Picture.
2. The Canon Powershot G12 Roadmap.
3. Setting Up Your Canon Powershot G12.
4. Shooting Basics.
5. Photography with your Canon Powershot G12.
6. Advanced Shooting and Movie Making.
7. Working with Your Lens.
8. Working with Light.
9. Downloading and Editing.
10. Troubleshooting Your Canon Powershot G12.

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