Welcome to the Canon EOS 50D, Canon's newest fullfeatured-yet compact and affordable-digital SLR camera. David Busch's Canon EOS 50D Guide to Digital SLRPhotography shows you how to make the most of your camera's robust feature set, including 15 megapixel resolution, blazing fast automatic focus, and the Live View real-time preview system to take outstanding photos.
You'll learn how, when, and, most importantly, why to use all the cool features and functions of your camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable withthe basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the Canon EOS 50D's exposure modes, focus controls, and electronic flash options.
This book is chock full of hands-on tips for choosing lenses, flash units, and software products to use with your new camera. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use your CanonEOS 50D, and use it well.
With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is a best-selling author of books on digital photography and imaging technology, and the originator of popular series like "David Busch's Pro Secrets" and "David Busch's Quick Snap Guides." He has written the top-selling guidebooks for Nikon and Canon digital SLR models, and the most comprehensive manuals for cameras from Sony, Pentax, and other vendors.
His many other books devoted to digital photography include "David Busch's Digital Infrared Pro Secrets" and "Mastering Digital SLR Photography." As a roving photojournalist for more than 20 years, he has illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. Busch has 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 photographs and articles have been published in magazines as diverse as "Popular Photography & Imaging," "The Rangefinder," "The Professional Photographer," and hundreds of other publications. He's also reviewed digital cameras for CNet Networks and "ComputerShopper," and his advice featured on NPR's "All Tech Considered."