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Canon Beginners Kit by Photography Bay
Beginners Kit by Photography Bay
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Comprising a versatile set of imaging capabilities along with support for a connected workflow, the EOS Rebel T6 from Canon is a compact, sleek DSLR featuring an 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 4+ image processor. Combined, these two technologies avail rich image quality with reduced noise, along with a native sensitivity range of ISO 100-6400 that can be further expanded to ISO 12800 to suit working in low and difficult lighting conditions. The sensor and processor also enable the ability to shoot continuously at 3 fps for photographing moving subjects, as well as recording Full HD 1080p/30 video. Benefitting shooting with the optical viewfinder, a 9-point AF system incorporates a single center cross-type AF point for increased accuracy and focusing speed, and a contrast-detection focusing system offers refined autofocus precision for shooting movies or working in live view. The rear 3.0" 920k-dot LCD offers a bright, clear image for playback and review, and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC also offers the ability to wirelessly share imagery from your camera to a linked mobile device for instant online sharing.
Included with the camera body is the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II lens, which provides a 28.8-88mm equivalent focal length range that covers wide-angle to short telephoto perspectives. One aspherical element is featured in the optical design, to control spherical aberrations and contribute to higher clarity, and an Optical Image Stabilizer minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting.
18MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
At the heart of the Rebel T6 is an apt 18MP APS-C CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor, which combine to provide both speed throughout the camera system as well as notable image quality. Up to 3 fps shooting is possible to suit photographing moving subjects, for unlimited JPEGs in a burst or up to 6 consecutive raw frames, and Full HD 1080p video at 30 fps can also be recorded. For working in a variety of lighting conditions, the sensitivity range of ISO 100-6400 can be further expanded to ISO 12800 to benefit photographing in low-light situations.
9-Point AF System
A 9-point phase-detection autofocus system incorporates a single cross-type point to lend a high degree of focusing accuracy in mixed and low-contrast lighting conditions. This focusing system also utilizes an AI Servo AF mechanism for faster tracking and more accurate results.
Body Design and Built-In Wi-Fi
A large 3.0" 920k-dot LCD monitor serves as a bright means for live view shooting and image playback.
An optical pentamirror viewfinder presents a bright, clear view of the scene when shooting stills and is ideal for quick-paced subject tracking and working in bright conditions.
Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC permits pairing the DSLR with a smartphone or tablet for wirelessly sharing photos and movies for instant online posting. This connectivity is also compatible with the optional Canon Connect Station CS100 storage device.
Wi-Fi connectivity also enables wireless remote control over the camera from linked mobile devices using the Camera Connect app.
Compatible with the full lineup of Canon EF and EF-S-mount lenses.
Other Camera Features
Scene Intelligent Auto mode intelligently selects the appropriate camera settings based on recognized scene types for accurate exposures.
A Feature Guide helps to familiarize one with the various camera features and displays short descriptions of shooting modes, settings, and effects for easy operation.
Basic+ and Creative Auto modes simplify the process of achieving certain creative looks.
Creative Filters allow you to refine the look of imagery in-camera, and include Toy Camera, Fisheye, and Miniature Effect, among others.
Video Snapshot lets you capture short 2, 4, or 8-second video clips then automatically compile them into a single video file for playback similar to a highlight reel.
Auto White Balance features a 'white priority' setting to maintain accurate color rendering and adjust for warmer tones when photographing in tungsten-lit conditions.
Picture Style: Auto, Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, and User Defined 1-3.
Basic Zone exposure control settings: Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-Up, Sports, Food, and Night Portrait.
Language support: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, and Japanese
Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens
One of the most versatile focal lengths available, the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens from Canon pairs this classic lens design with enhancements to the AF system and physical design that make it both faster and smaller. Utilizing an STM stepping motor, this lens is ideal for both still and video shooting due to its speedy and smooth operation. Further benefitting video shooters, the STM motor also supports the Movie Servo AF mode on select DSLRs for precise and near-silent focusing. An updated exterior design includes a metal lens mount and a re-located focusing ring in order to accommodate the compact overall form factor. The 50mm f/1.8 is a classic, tested lens design, and thanks to enhanced autofocus and a svelte profile, this lens is ideal for everyday shooting in a wide variety of conditions.
The optical design of this lens incorporates optimized coatings that help to reduce flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color neutrality. The f/1.8 maximum aperture is effective for low-light shooting as well as for controlling your focus plane for selective focus shooting. Seven rounded diaphragm blades further enhance the look of out of focus regions in an image, making it well-suited to portraiture and creative environmental shooting.
Standard prime 50mm lens is designed for use on full-frame EOS DSLR, however can also be used with APS-C-sized sensors where it will provide an 80mm equivalent focal length.
Fast f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and also enables precise control over the focus plane when working with selective focus techniques. Seven rounded diaphragm blades further contribute to a pleasing out of focus quality with shallow depth of field imagery.
A gear-type STM stepping motor is incorporated into the lens' design to provide quick, smooth, and near silent autofocus performance. Additionally, this focusing mechanism also pairs well with EOS cameras featuring the Move Servo AF mode to enable continuous focusing performance when working in live view.
Full-time manual focus override is available for fine-tuning your focus position for selective focus applications.
Optimized lens coatings help to suppress lens flare and ghosting for increased contrast and more color-neutral imagery.
An enhanced exterior design features a metal lens mount for durability as well as a re-located focusing ring to maintain a compact 2.7 x 1.5" form factor.
Vello IR-C2 Infrared Remote Control for Select Canon Cameras
The IR-C2 Infrared Remote Control for Select Canon Cameras from Vello is a wireless remote control that lets you take photos and videos with your Canon camera from up to fifteen feet away. The Vello IR-C2 is especially useful for preventing camera shake during long exposures, and for taking self-portraits. It can also be used to trigger a remote camera when shooting events. For photo applications, it offers two options to release the shutter, the S button which fires your camera immediately and the 2S button which fires the camera after a 2-second delay. For shooting video on video compatible cameras, set the camera to video mode, establish your frame and focus, enable the camera's remote function and press the 2S button on the remote to start recording video and press it again to stop the recording. You can shoot a still photo during video recording by pressing the S button.
To successfully use the infrared remote, your camera must be set on the remote trigger function and the IR-C2 remote needs to point directly at the camera with no physical obstructions between the camera and remote.
Wirelessly take photos and shoot video from up to fifteen feet away
Useful for triggering a remote camera, preventing camera shake, and even taking self-portraits
Capable of releasing the shutter immediately or with a 2-second delay
Capable of shooting still photos during video recording on video-capable cameras
The IR-C2 Infrared Remote Control is Compatible with:
Canon EOS Digital Rebel(300D), XT(350D), XTi(400D), XSi(450D), T1i(500D), T2i(550D), T3i(600D), T4i(650D), T5i (700D), SL1 (100D), 60D, 7D, 6D, 5D Mark II/III, EOS M
SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card
Built to meet the demands of photographers and passionate shutterbugs who are using advanced cameras and HD camcorders, the 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card from SanDisk allows users to take advantage of functions such as fast action shots, continuous burst mode, and multiple frames per second. It features a capacity of 32GB, is compatible with the UHS-I bus, and delivers maximum read speeds of up to 90 MB/s and maximum write speeds of up to 40 MB/s. This Extreme UHS-I SDHC card supports the V30 speed class, which guarantees minimum write speeds of 30 MB/s. If your device does not support the V30 speed class, this card also supports the U3 speed class, which likewise guarantees minimum write speeds of 30 MB/s. If your device only supports the Class 10 standard, minimum write speeds are guaranteed not to drop below 10 MB/s.
Built for extreme conditions, SanDisk's 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card is water, shock, and x-ray proof, while also being able to withstand temperatures from -13 to 185°F, allowing for use in environments such as snow and deserts. A built-in write protect switch further helps to safeguard your content, while advanced Error Correction Code engine offers improved data integrity and card reliability during read and write operations. Downloadable RescuePRO data recovery software helps you restore accidentally deleted images. The card also has a writable label on its surface and the included jewel case makes for easy storage and organization. This card is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.
Faster Performance and Downloads
With write speeds up to 40 MB/s, this card unleashes the full shooting potential of your advanced camera or DSLR. Take advantage of advanced functions such as fast action shots, continuous burst mode, and multiple frames per second. Photos are written to your card almost instantly so you'll get your best shot, and you'll save time moving it all from your camera to your computer.
Capacity for High-Resolution Photos and Videos
With a capacity of 32GB to capture it all, this SanDisk Extreme UHS-I Card offers enough room for thousands of high-resolution photos. The card can accommodate high-volume image formats, such as RAW and JPEG, and also provides plenty of room for Full HD videos.
4K and Full HD Video Recording
With Class 10, UHS Speed Class 3 (U3), and V30 video ratings, you'll be ready to capture 4K Ultra HD, cinema quality 3D, and Full HD video (1080p), which require more performance than ordinary cards can handle. This memory card's accelerated minimum sustained write speeds help ensure that video data isn't lost during recording, by reducing dropouts and stuttering.
Error Correction for Enhanced Relability
Thanks to its Advanced Error Correction Code engine, this SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SDHC card helps reduce the chance for errors during data storage and retrieval. It prevents potential data corruption, providing high data integrity.
Fast Transfer Speeds Reduce Upload Times
SanDisk Extreme UHS-I SDHC cards boast a read speed of up to 90 MB/s, so you can transfer photos and videos to your computer quickly. You'll spend less time uploading photos and more time editing, storing, and sharing.
Designed and tested to withstand the tough conditions, this card has a capacity of 32GB and is waterproof, shockproof, and X-ray proof. It can operate in temperatures ranging from -13 to 185°F, so you can work in almost any climate.
SanDisk RescuePRO and RescuePRO Deluxe software are file and data recovery products for recovering deleted files from all types of digital media.
Lenspen LensPen Lens Cleaner (Camo)
The camo LensPen Lens Cleaner is a small, lightweight, pen-shaped cleaning tool, designed for camera lenses and other optical items. Its 0.47" (12mm) cleaning tip is slightly concave, making it especially compatible with the convex shape of lenses on digital SLR cameras, binoculars, rifle scopes, and more. A retractable brush is included for dust removal.
The cleaning element contains no liquid, and is designed to never dry out. Put the Replenishment Cap back on after using the LensPen and it will refresh the surface of the tip, assuring that only cleaning compound, not grease, will touch the lens on the next cleaning.
Designed for cleaning of camera lenses and other optical items
The cleaning tip has a slightly concave shape for a better fit
A retractable dust-removal brush is built in
Its non-liquid carbon cleaning compound won't spill or dry out
It's safe to use and environmentally friendly
Ruggard Commando 25 DSLR Shoulder Bag
The Commando 25 DSLR Shoulder Bag from Ruggard is slightly larger than the Commando 15 and sized to hold your small DSLR with kit lens. Two removable dividers allow you to configure the interior to suit your gear needs.
The exterior is water-repellent 600D high-density Oxford nylon complemented by a smooth 150D polyester lining designed not to scratch your equipment. The bag is covered by a quick-release front flap and an additional zippered lid. This provides two ways to access your gear. If you don't want to zipper the interior lid, its touch fastener attaches to the cover flap allowing you to use just the front quick-release buckle.
For storage, there's a front zippered organizer pocket that contains seven slip-in pockets for small items such as pens as well as a touch fastened memory card pocket. In addition, there's a zippered mesh pocket under the lid, one airline-style mesh side pocket and a side loop that will accept an optional pouch.
All the bag's zippers feature a yellow pull tab for ease of use while wearing gloves. The Commando 25 is carried by its adjustable, removable shoulder strap that connects to plastic D-rings. A top carry handle and rear trolley sleeve offer you additional carrying options. At only 18.8 oz, this is a lightweight shoulder bag designed to carry your small DSLR/lens combination.
Slik Sprint 150 Aluminum Tripod with SBH-150DQ Ball Head
The Sprint 150 Aluminum Tripod with SBH-150DQ Ball Head from Slik is a compact camera support that can hold up to 4.5 lb and weighs just 2.3 lb. It extends from a minimum height of 7.4" to a maximum height of 64", and folds down to 19.9" for storage and transport.
The tripod's four-section legs are individually adjustable and are secured by easy-to-use flip locks. Each leg has a foam grip for added comfort, and rubber feet for securely resting on adverse surfaces both in the studio and the field. A split center column allows the tripod to reach its minimum height of 7.4" with the legs spread to their widest position.
The ball head features a single lock design which controls the movement of the ball and the 360° pan simultaneously. The head features a 3/8"-16 female threaded mount on the bottom, with a 1/4"-20 bushing adapter to fit the tripod's base plate. The ball head utilizes a quick release plate with a 1/4"-20 male threaded screw for attaching it to your camera and includes a carrying case to protect your tripod during travel.
Amphoto Amphoto Book: Understanding Exposure, 4th Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera
Learn all about exposure with the Amphoto book, Understanding Exposure, 4th Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera by Bryan Paterson. This fourth edition covers aperture, choosing which one is best for your situation, how to use shutter speed to your advantage, and when and where to take a meter reading. This edition is updated with an expanded section on flash, includes tips for working with gels, and how to shoot star trails.
Table of Contents
What Is Meant by Exposure?
The Photographic Triangle
The Heart of the Triangle: The Light Meter
Six Correct Exposures Versus One Creatively Correct One
Finding Creative Exposure Options
Aperture and Depth of Field
Isolation or Singular-Theme Apertures
"Who Cares?" Apertures
Aperture and Macro Photography
The Importance of Shutter Speed
The Right Shutter Speed for the Subject
Implying Motion with Stationary Subjects
The Importance of Light: The Importance
The Best Light
The Gray Card
The Sky Brothers
Mr. Green Jeans (The Sky Brothers' Cousin)
Night and Low-Light Photography
Flashlights and Starlight
Graduated Neutral-Density Filters
The Photographic Triangle and Flash
The Three Factors for Correct Flash
The Dangers of Becoming a Flashaholic
The Limitations of Your Teenie-Weenie Pop-Up Flash
Powering Down the Flash
Flash as a Fill Light
Rear Curtain Sync
About the Author
Bryan Peterson is a professional photographer, an internationally known instructor, and the best-selling author of "Understanding Exposure", "Understanding Shutter Speed", "Learning to See Creatively", "Understanding Digital Photography", and "Beyond Portraiture". In addition, he is the founder of the online photography school, The Perfect Picture School of Photography. He lives in Chicago