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David Busch’s Canon® EOS 5D Mark II: Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Chapter 1. Canon EOS 5D Mark II: Thinking Outside of the Box

Whether you subscribe to the “my camera is just a tool” theory, or belong to the “an exquisite camera adds new capabilities to my shooting arsenal” camp, picking up a new Canon EOS 5D Mark II is a special experience. Those who simply wield tools will find this camera as comforting as an old friend, a solid piece of fine machinery ready and able to do their bidding as part of the creative process.

Other photographers see the low-light capabilities (up to ISO 25,600), the 3.9 frames-per-second continuous shooting, anvil-like ruggedness, and ultra-high 21-megapixel full-frame resolution of the 5D Mark II, and gain a sense of empowerment. Here is a camera with fewer limitations and more capabilities ...

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