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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (4 Feb 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118004892
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118004890
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 209,678 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Expand your creativity — learn to use all your 60D′s professional features Are you new to dSLR photography? Or are you accustomed to changing lenses, but still a little overwhelmed by your 60D′s many options? Relax — this book is for you! You′ll get a guided tour of every control, learn to use the automatic modes, and download and share your images. Then get really creative as you learn to control exposure, focus, color, and more! So many buttons — get familiar with all the controls on the top, front, and back of your camera and learn to use the menus Use the safety net — exercise some creative control while maintaining automatic features with Creative Auto mode See what you′ve got — use the Playback function to review photos in the camera and view data about each shot Print perfection — transfer images to the computer, sync up print and monitor colors, and check pixel counts before you print Take off the training wheels — manually control exposure, lighting, focus, and white balance Open the book and find: A guided tour of your Canon EOS 60D′s controls Tips for getting better shots in auto mode Advice on shooting movies How to work with aperture, shutter speed, and ISO Insight for deciphering the camera′s menu options A guide to setting your camera for portraits and action shots What white balance is and how to manage it Ten ways to customize your Canon EOS 60D Learn to: Get started in auto mode, then move to manual mode for greater control Fine–tune exposure, lighting, focus, and color Set your camera for high–quality portraits and landscape photos

About the Author

Julie Adair King has written numerous books on Nikon and Canon cameras as well as digital photography. She also conducts digital photography classes at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. Robert Correll is a creative professional and the author of High Dynamic Range Digital Photography For Dummies.

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By JBeer on 28 Aug 2011
Format: Paperback
I was a bit disappointed with this book.
There is nothing wrong with in the sense that if you don't known how to use the camera, it will help you.
But you will not become a better photographer by reading it.
For me it is lacking some tips to take great shoot, and example.
This book is good to know how to operate the camera, but does not tell you which setting to use for this or that shoot.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By PollyP on 14 Nov 2011
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This was excellent value for money. Much easier to read than the manual that came with the camera. I would recommend these books to anyone starting out in photography or just wanting to get to know what the camera can do more speedily.Canon EOS 60D For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback))
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ashmo on 23 Jun 2013
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I am new to DSLR photography and, having just bought a 60d, I felt more than a little anxious about using my new camera. This book has given me the confidence to get to grips with it. It's reassuring to know that I have it on hand for future guidance. For me, it is a great purchase, but I think it would be good for anyone who wants a thorough schooling in the many features that the 60d has to offer.
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By Tony on 18 Jun 2014
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Excellent book tells you all the intricate uses and ideas for using your camera to its full capabilities WITH SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS
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By Jacko on 22 Mar 2014
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I bought this for my son in law as my daughter had bought him the Cannon for his birthday. So I have no first hand experience of using this book. However, he says he has found it very useful while he gains experience with the camera.
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Even the stuff I thought I knew.

Much better than the handbook as this puts everything in a logical format to use
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By J. A. Gee on 10 Nov 2013
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A great help in understanding the Cannon 60d camera and what it is capable of doing. Glad I bought it.
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