The perfect guide to get you up and running with your new Canon dSLR camera
The Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D is a popular dSLR camera for those moving up from point-and-shoot for the first time. This full-color guide explains all the buttons, dials, and menus, helping you understand your camera and start using all its features. Plenty of colorful photos from the author's portfolio illustrate what you can achieve. The book covers shooting in auto mode, using the onboard controls, working with Live View, and managing exposure, focus, color, and lighting. It also addresses specific shooting situations, how to get your images from the camera to the computer, and tips on editing and sharing your photos.
- Canon's Rebel T3/1100D is a popular starter camera for those moving from point-and-shoot to SLR; this book helps dSLR newcomers understand and use all the controls
- Covers using all the dials, menus, and modes; working with Live View and playback; dialing in exposure and managing lighting; and shooting in auto mode
- Explains how to get the best images in various situations
- Addresses how to get images from the camera to the computer, editing techniques, and how to print photos or post them online
- Full-color photos from the author's collection show what you can achieve
Anyone moving up to dSLR photography with the Canon T3/1100D will gain skill and confidence from this easy-to-follow guide.
From the Back Cover
Make the most of that feature–packed camera with this easy–to–follow guide! Your Canon T3/1100D is packed with power perfect for your first venture into dSLR photography. This book helps you use all that power. Explore what you can do with the Auto mode, then shift into manual mode and take control of exposure. You′ll also find great tips on taking portraits, action shots, and nature photos you′ll be proud to show off! All the basics get familiar with the basic settings and set up your camera for standard use Secrets of Auto mode learn to get great shots with the automatic settings and how to prepare for different situations Go Live discover the Live View mode for shooting both stills and movies and get movie–making tips Got the shot, now what? find out how to play back images, transfer pictures to your computer, and prepare them for sharing as prints or online Release your creativity explore exposure and take control of focus with the fully manual camera settings Open the book and find: The functions hiding behind all your T3/1100D′s controls Tips for getting familiar with the camera in Auto mode How to use a tripod to get steadier shots How your camera′s aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings control exposure Different ways to quickly review and evaluate your pictures Advice for taking better portraits and action shots How to quickly improve a photo′s color using white balance control Learn to: Quickly master the onboard controls and set up your T3/1100D Get great shots in Auto or manual mode Easily print, download, and share your images