For a photography enthusiast, there is nothing like opening a box and pulling out a new camera. Even if you purchased a used camera, it’s still exciting. Soon, you’ll discover the wonderful features the Canon T5i/700D offers for creating both still photography and video. Use this book to explore these features and learn how to take better photos. As I wrote this book, I reviewed every menu, pushed every button, and applied my 25 years of experience in photography to inform you about how this technology can benefit your photos. This book also features tips from other photographers on everything from how to compose your shots to best practices for shooting video.
The first part of this book covers the technical information, including how to use the camera’s many menus, displays, and buttons. As you read further, you will discover more information on important topics, such as lenses, lighting, and accessories.
Your camera has some great features, including HDR and low-light modes. The LCD touch screen makes selecting features and settings from your camera’s menus much easier. It also makes it possible for you to review your images and videos with the swipe of a finger.
This book is not intended to replace the owner’s manual. In fact, it was written under the assumption that you have read the owner’s manual and know the basics, like how to put the camera strap on and how to charge the battery. Even so, I do dig into plenty of basic information that you need to get ...