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David Busch’s Canon® EOS 50D Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Introduction

Canon has done it again! It’s packaged up many of the most alluring features of its advanced digital SLRs and stuffed them into a compact, highly affordable body called the EOS 50D. Your new 15-megapixel camera is loaded with capabilities that few would have expected to find in a non-professional dSLR. Indeed, the 50D retains the ease of use that smoothes the transition for those new to digital photography. For those just dipping their toes into the digital pond, the experience is warm and inviting.

Nor will you easily outgrow this camera. It’s got resolution that’s more than 70 percent of what you get with the 21-megapixel Canon EOS 5D Mark II “pro” camera, improved autofocus, and lots of customization options. Canon must love serious ...

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