By Dennis P. Curtin
This book/eBook package deal is your consultant to getting extra fascinating and inventive pictures with the 15.1 megapixel Canon EOS 50D. It discusses each digital camera surroundings in this top quality digicam in a transparent, well-illustrated type, with many built-in advice and QuickSteps, however it additionally does even more. you will additionally research the strategies of images as you research why and in the event you use particular settings, not only tips on how to set them. you will find that this consultant is helping you speedy grasp your digicam so you can actually get the categories of photographs you had was hoping for. the published variation of the e-book is black & white and has a favored spiral binding that we could the e-book lie flat or be folded again on itself. The e-book variation of the publication, to be had as an quick obtain or on a CD disc, is a printable and searchable full-color model of an identical ebook in Adobe's renowned PDF layout. you could print it out in complete or half in excessive solution, and browse it on a laptop or Mac utilizing the unfastened Acrobat Reader, or any up to date internet browser. This e-book additionally comprises clickable hyperlinks to 50 or so animations, videos and different assets that illustrate the center ideas of electronic images corresponding to publicity reimbursement, lens focal lengths, histograms, and masses, even more. (To use those animations you do desire a web connection.) just a few of the issues you are going to examine during this e-book are how you can take images in totally automated aspect and shoot mode and the way your digital camera captures electronic photographs; tips on how to play again and deal with your photos; the way to use buttons, dials, and menus; keep watch over photo dimension and caliber, together with utilizing the preferred and fine quality uncooked structure; shoot always; use all the camera's publicity modes and publicity controls to get images that exhibit the scene precisely because it is, or as you need to interpret it; use histograms for the very best exposures; see how one can regulate sharpness on your images; and the way to exploit concentration, depth-of-field, sharpness, softness, and blur creatively. examine all approximately gentle and colour and the way to use them. know the way they alter in the course of the day and seasons, how they are stricken by the elements, and the way light's path and caliber impacts highlights and shadows. See how you can set white stability to catch shades how you see them. how one can use your zoom lens creatively while photographing surroundings, interiors, humans, and intensely small matters. See the right way to creatively use the in-built, and not obligatory exterior flash, interior and in and out sturdy mild and undesirable, and the way to exploit studio lighting fixtures for product photographs and pix. discover little identified yet crucial flash concepts similar to fill and sluggish sync flash. eventually, see how you can use stay View, non-stop images, photograph kinds, and handheld remote control images; customise the digital camera to higher fit your taking pictures sort; and deal with your digicam.
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When you open the aperture one stop to f/11 the shutter speed has to decrease to 1/60 to keep the exposure the same. This change decreases depth of field slightly and freezes action better. 3. When you open the aperture another stop to f/8 the shutter speed has to decrease another stop to 1/125. This change decreases depth of field even more and freezes action even better. The Way It Was: Early Apertures For smaller apertures or faster shutter speeds, you can increase the ISO (page 66). For • A variety of designs in the past century and a half have enabled photographers to change the size of the lens opening.
There may be... com 43 Chapter 2. Controlling Exposure Using Shutter-Priority (Tv) Mode When controlling motion is the most important goal, you use shutter-priority, what Canon calls time-value (Tv) mode, so you can set the shutter speed directly. Although digital cameras can select any fraction of a second for an exposure, there are a series of settings that have traditionally been used when you set it yourself (shown boldfaced in the table on page 33). The 50D has two additional shutter speeds between each pair of traditional ones so you can change the shutter speed in one-third stops.
When using AI Servo AF neither is locked. Any other combination of metering (page 49) and focus (page 73) modes locks just focus. • When using the built-in or external Speedlight, the AE/FE Lock button acts as a FE Lock button (page 126). Point the camera so you are metering the area on which you want to base the exposure (top left). Press the shutter button halfway down to lock exposure and press the AE/FE Lock button.
A Short Course in Canon EOS 50D Photography by Dennis P. Curtin