|About the Book|
T2i Experience - The Still Photographers Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an eBook users guide and tutorial for the new Canon Rebel T2i / EOS 550D.Learn to use your T2i / 550D, quickly and competently, to create the types of images you wantMoreT2i Experience - The Still Photographers Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an eBook users guide and tutorial for the new Canon Rebel T2i / EOS 550D.Learn to use your T2i / 550D, quickly and competently, to create the types of images you want to capture. The Canon T2i / 550D is an advanced tool, and this guide explains how to start to use it to its full potential. Begin to take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create.This instant download Canon T2i / 550D book is for those who wish to learn the essential features and controls for real world photography, and to go beyond Auto and Program Modes and shoot in Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes (Av and Tv Modes). To get you started, it includes explanations and recommended settings for all Menu settings, Movie Mode Menu settings, and Custom Function settings of the Rebel T2i / EOS 550D. It covers basic dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts for those new to digital SLR photography, and explains more advanced camera controls and operation, such as using the various metering modes and exposure compensation for correct exposure of every image, controlling autofocus modes and focus points for sharp focus of still or moving subjects, and utilizing dramatic depth of field for professional looking photographs.View a preview of the eBook here:http://www.dojoklo.com/writing/T2i_Ex...T2i Experience not only covers the various settings, functions and controls of the Canon 550D / T2i, but it also explains when and why to use them for your photography. This text-only guide focuses on still-photography but includes a brief introduction to HD video/ movie menus and settings to get you up and running. Sections include:-Setting Up Your Camera - All of the T2i /550D Custom Function settings and Menu settings, including movie mode menus, with brief descriptions and recommended settings for practical, everyday use. Set up and customize the advanced features of your dSLR to work best for the way you photograph.-Aperture Priority Mode (Av) and Shutter Priority Mode (Tv) - How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field or to freeze or express motion.-Auto Focusing Modes and Drive Modes - How they differ, how and when to use them to capture sharp images of both still and moving subjects. Also how and when to use focus lock and back-button focusing.-Exposure Metering Modes of the Canon T2i / 550D - How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation. Also how to make use of exposure lock.-Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance - Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations.-Composition - Brief tips, techniques, and explanations, including the creative use of depth of field.-The Image Taking Process - A descriptive tutorial for using the settings and controls you just learned to take photos.-Photography Accessories - The most useful accessories for day-to-day and travel photography-Introduction to Video Settings - Some basic settings to get you startedThis digital field guide to the Canon Rebel T2i / EOS 550D builds upon the information found in the manual, and will help one begin to master their dSLR and learn to use the Canon T2i / 550D to its full capabilities!