Download Canon 50D: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jeff Revell PDF

Visual Arts

By Jeff Revell

ISBN-10: 0321613112

ISBN-13: 9780321613110

Now that you’ve obtained the fantastic Canon 50D, you wish a publication that is going past a journey of the camera’s positive aspects to teach you precisely how you can use the 50D to take nice photographs. With Canon 50D: From Snapshots to nice pictures, you get the best combination of images guide and digital camera reference that may take your photographs to the following point! fantastically illustrated with huge, vivid images, this booklet teaches you the way to take keep an eye on of your images to get the picture you will want whenever you decide up the camera.Follow together with your pleasant and an expert advisor, photographer and writer Jeff Revell, and also you will:• examine the pinnacle ten belongings you want to know approximately capturing with the 50D• Use the 50D’s computerized modes to get well pictures at once• stream directly to the artistic region, the place you've got complete keep watch over over the feel and appear of your pictures• grasp the photographic fundamentals of composition, concentration, intensity of box, and lots more and plenty extra• study all of the most sensible tips and strategies for purchasing nice motion photographs, landscapes, and photos• tips on how to get nice photographs in low gentle• have an understanding of all of the recommendations and methods as you move, with assignments on the finish of each chapterWith Canon 50D: From Snapshots to nice photographs, you’ll research not just what makes a very good shot work—you’ll how one can get that shot utilizing your 50D. And as soon as you’ve bought the shot, convey it off! subscribe to the book’s Flickr crew, proportion your photographs, and talk about the way you use your 50D to get nice pictures at flickr.com/groups/canon_50dfromsnapshotstogreatshots.

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34 C A N O N 5 0 D : F R O M S N A P S H O T S T O G R E AT S H O T S UPDATING THE FIRMWARE DIRECTLY FROM YOUR COMPUTER 1. Download the firmware update file from the Canon Web site (A). ) A 2. Download the Firmware Update file that matches your computer operating system (B) (Windows or Macintosh). B 3. Extract the downloaded firmware file as per your operating system (C). C CHAPTER 2: FIRST THINGS FIRST 35 4. Attach your camera to the computer via USB and turn the camera on (D). D USB Port 5. Open the EOS Utility program and select the Camera Settings/Remote Shooting option (E).

WHAT IS EXPOSURE? In order for you to get the most out of this book, I need to briefly discuss the principles of exposure. Without this basic knowledge, it will be difficult for you to move forward in improving your photography. Granted, I could write an entire book on exposure and the photographic process—and many people have—but for our purposes I will just cover some of the basics. This will give you the essential tools to make educated decisions in determining how best to photograph a subject.

So 200 is twice as sensitive as 100. The camera can be set to use 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments, but for ISO just remember that the base numbers double: 100, 200, 400, 800, and so on. There is also a wide variety of shutter speeds that you can use. The speeds on the 50D range from as long as 30 seconds to as short as 1/8000 of a second. When using the camera, you will not see the one over the number, so you will need to remember that anything shorter than a second will be a fraction. Typically, you will be working with a shutter speed range from around 1/30 of a second to about 1/2000, but these numbers will change depending on your circumstances and the effect that you are trying to achieve.

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