Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Canon PowerShot G1 X Guide to Digital Photography (1st Edition)

Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Canon PowerShot G1 X Guide to Digital Photography (1st Edition)

Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Canon PowerShot G1 X Guide to Digital Photography (1st Edition)

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Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Canon PowerShot G1 X Guide to Digital Photography (1st Edition)

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  • Author: David D. Busch
  • How, When & Why to Use All G1 X Features
  • From the Basics to Advanced Functions
  • Beautiful, Full-Color Illustrations
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  • 1Description
David Busch's Canon PowerShot G1 X Guide to Digital Photography (1st Edition) from Cengage will teach you all the features, functions and controls of Canon's most advanced compact digital camera. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, and exposure. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Canon PowerShot G1 X, and use it like a pro.
Covers the basics of shooting completely--from setup to metering, lighting, exposure, and more.
Includes the Canon Powershot G1 X Roadmap, a quick-reference visual guide to functions and features.
Features a section on movie-making with your Canon Powershot G1 X.
You Will Learn
How to select the best autofocus mode, shutter speed, f/stop, and flash capability to take great pictures under any conditions.
How to create full high-definition movies using Movie mode.
The basics of good photography as you master your camera's operation.
About the Author
David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Sony and Sony Digital models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital Photography, Second Edition, and Digital Pro Secrets. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered."

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Quick Tour: Shooting Your First Canon Powershot G1 X Picture
Selecting Shooting Mode
Focusing
Taking the Picture
Depth of Field Preview
Releasing the Shutter
Using the Self-Timer
Using Sequence Shooting
Reviewing the Image
Trashing the Duds
Transferring Images to Your Computer
Choosing an Image Format
2. The Canon Powershot G1 X Roadmap
Front of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts)
Back of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts)
Top of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts)
Viewfinder Display (picture + callouts)
LCD Display
View and Playback Images
Activating the Onboard Flash
Basic Control Layout
Exposure Modes
Focus Modes
Shooting Modes
3. Setting up Your canon Powershot G1 X
The Setup Menu
Date, Time, and Language
Setting LCD Brightness
Specifying Image Quality
Setting Autofocus Options
Choosing Drive Mode
Using Custom Settings Banks
Setting Your Viewfinder's Diopter Adjustment
Resetting the Camera
Updating Your Firmware
4. Shooting Basics
Metering Modes
Metering Techniques
Interpreting Histograms
Adjusting Exposures with EV
Bracketing Exposures and other Parameters
ISO Sensitivity
Setting White Balance
Working with High Speed Continuous Shooting Modes
Focus Modes
Image Parameters
5. Photography With Your Canon Powershot G1 X.
Understanding Exposure
ISO and Noise Control
Using Apertures
Controlling Depth of Field
Motion and Shutter Speed
6. Advanced Shooting and Movie Making
Shooting Full HDTV D-Movies
Editing Movies
Enhancing Sound
Capturing Continuous Sequences
Freezing Action
7. Working With Your Lens
Using Zoom Settings
Using a Wide-Angle setting
Using Telephoto setting
Using Macro Settings
Cool Special Features
Working with Autofocus
8. Working With Light
Canon Powershot G1 X Flash Basics
The Built-In Flash
Flash Modes
Using Manual Flash
Flash Exposure Compensation
External Flash Units
Canon Flash
Third Party Flash
Using Studio Flash
Using Modeling Lights
Conquering Available Light
Incandescent Lighting Dealing with Fluorescents Infrared and UV
9. Downloading and Editing
Software Utilities
Canon Software
Third Party Software
Noise Reduction Software
RAW converters
10. Troubleshooting Your Canon Powershot G1 X
Charging and Maintaining Batteries
Battery Life
Using Alternate Power Sources
Troubleshooting
Glossary
Index
UPC: 082039584560
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
Publisher Cengage Learning
Pages 352
Format Paperback
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 128508456X
ISBN-13: 9781285084565
Illustrations Yes
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 7.4 x 0.9"

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