You are previewing Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Field Guide.
O'Reilly logo
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Field Guide

Book Description

Guides readers step-by-step through the functions on their new Canon EOS 5D Mark III

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III features an impressive 22.3 megapixels, a 3.2-inch LCD screen, 6 fps continuous shooting, Live View, an ISO range of 50 to 102,400 and full HD 1080 resolution movie shooting. Here to help you get the most out of these remarkable features?

Offering you more in-depth coverage than the standard manual, this full-color Canon 5D Mark III Digital Field Guide provides you with a better understanding of your camera. Delivering information in an easy-to-understand format, this portable guide features more than 200 inspirational photos by acclaimed photographer and veteran author Charlotte Lowrie. The handy trim size allows this guide to go where you go, allowing you easy access to information quickly so you can get the exact shot you want when you want it.

  • Helps you make the most of your Canon 5D Mark III and get the shots you want

  • Offers inspiration with more than 200 lavish photos from the author's own portfolio

  • Provides step-by-step explanations on techniques and tips, all aimed at getting you comfortable and confident with your new Canon 5D Mark III

Ideal reading for both amateur and professional photographers alike, you'll reference Canon 5D Mark III Digital Field Guide again and again.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Chapter 1: Roadmap to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    1. Camera Controls Overview
    2. Lens Controls Overview
  5. Chapter 2: Camera Setup and Image Playback
    1. Setting Up Media Card Recording and Using Eye-Fi Cards
    2. Setting Image Quality and Processing RAW Images In-Camera
    3. Improving Image Quality
    4. Working with Folders and File Numbering
    5. Miscellaneous Setup Options
    6. Image and Movie Playback Options
    7. Protecting and Erasing Images and Movies
  6. Chapter 3: Working with Exposure
    1. Setting Exposure Objectives
    2. Choosing an Exposure Mode
    3. Setting the ISO Sensitivity
    4. Metering Light and Adjusting Exposures
    5. Creative Exposure Techniques
    6. Selecting a Drive Mode
  7. Chapter 4: Getting Sharp Focus
    1. Understanding the Autofocus System
    2. Setting Up and Using Autofocus
    3. Focusing on Action
    4. Customizing Autofocus and Lenses
  8. Chapter 5: Getting Great Color
    1. Working with Color
    2. Choosing a Color Space
    3. Setting the White Balance
    4. Working with Picture Styles
  9. Chapter 6: Customizing the EOS 5D Mark III
    1. Exploring Custom Functions
    2. Registering Custom Modes
    3. Customizing My Menu
  10. Chapter 7: Shooting in Live View
    1. About Live View Shooting
    2. Live View Features and Functions
    3. Working with Live View
  11. Chapter 8: Making Movies
    1. About Movies
    2. Setting Up for Movie Recording
    3. Recording Movies
  12. Chapter 9: Working with Flash
    1. Deciding Whether to Use Flash
    2. Calculating Flash Exposure
    3. Using E-TTL II Technology
    4. Radio versus Optical Speedlite Systems
    5. Working with Speedlites
    6. Setting Up Wireless Flashes
  13. Chapter 10: Exploring Lenses and Accessories
    1. Evaluating Lens Choices for the 5D Mark III
    2. Types of Lenses
    3. Working with Different Types of Lenses
    4. Doing More with Lens Accessories
  14. Appendix A: How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker
    1. The Gray Card
    2. The Color Checker
  15. Glossary