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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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Introduction

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II continues to blaze new trails, just as its predecessor, the original 5D, did a few short years ago. Do you like the opening title sequence montage on Saturday Night Live each week? Many of the video clips were shot using the full HD movie-making capabilities and prized low-light capabilities of the 5D Mark II. With this camera, Canon has packaged up many of the most alluring features of its advanced digital SLRs, like the EOS 1Ds Mark IV, and stuffed them into a compact, highly affordable professional body called the EOS 5D Mark II. Your new 21-megapixel camera is loaded with capabilities that few would have expected to find in a sub-$2,500 (for body alone) dSLR. Indeed, the 5D Mark II retains the ease of ...

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