An introduction to the Canon EOS digital Rebel XTi/450D camera examines the purpose and function of the camera's basic controls and how to use them, accompanied by explanations of custom functions, choosing exposure settings, manipulating focus and color, and downloading pictures.
If you're as excited as we are about the Rebel XSi/450D, you probably can't wait to start shooting. Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi/450D For Dummies will show you how to make every shot count! Even if you're new to digital SLR cameras or are unfamiliar with general photography terms and techniques, this handy guide will show you how to feel comfortable with the controls and start taking beautiful photographs. Don't worry if you've never heard the words aperture, white balance, or ISO. You'll soon be switching easily between automatic and manual modes, managing exposure, and using the all-important Quality setting! You'll learn everything about the lenses, from how to choose the ones you need to how to handle them. You'll finally know how to push just the right buttons to achieve the results that you desire. In a snap, you will find out how to unleash your creativity by manipulating exposure and lighting. You will find out how to: Control picture quality Adjust resolution for image quality and size Shoot in automatic and manual modes Review photos using Playback Mode and the histogram, delete unwanted photos, and protect valuable photos from accidental deletion Manipulate exposure, color, focus, and lighting Download, organize, archive, print, and share photos with family and friends Complete with lists of ten fast photo-editing tricks and ten special-purpose features to explore on a rainy day, Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi/450D For Dummies is your one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of your new Canon digital SLR camera.