Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D For Dummies (For Dummies

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Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
by Julie Adair King
Publication Date: June 8, 2010

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Product Description
Learn to use all the features of your Rebel T2i and start shooting like a pro

No question about it, your Canon Rebel T2i is a picture-taking powerhouse. But don’t let all its fabulous features overwhelm you! This book starts by explaining all the bells and whistles and what they mean to you, the photographer. Then it shows you how to take creative control and what to do with those exceptional images once you have them.

  • Get outstanding results automatically — get the best results from the camera’s auto modes, including Portrait, Sports, and Landscape plus Creative Auto mode

  • It’s all about quality — see how the Quality setting affects resolution, file size, file format, and picture quality in both auto and manual modes

  • Get creative — take control of exposure, lighting, focus, and color

  • Snap the shots you want — get professional advice on taking better portraits, landscape photos, and action shots

  • Share the fun — transfer pictures to your computer, organize them, and share them online

Open the book and find:

  • Explanations of photography jargon

  • A quick-reference guide for settings and strategies

  • Tips on taking great HD movies

  • How to work with aperture, shutter speed, and ISO

  • Advice on using the T2i/550D’s autofocus system

  • Ten cool special-purpose features

  • How to use Canon’s free software to download and edit photos

  • Hints for perfect prints

Learn to:

  • Use all the onboard controls, Live View, and Playback mode

  • Manipulate focus, exposure, and color

  • Download, edit, and print your images or post them online