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CANON DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide

By Christopher Grey

  1. ISBN: 9780240520407
  2. Publication Date: September 2007
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 304
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    • £22.99 (GBP)
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So you have a Canon DSLR? Do you know how to get the most from your sophisticated camera? Canon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide is a thorough, in-depth and step-by-step look at how to understand the Canon digital photography system and how to optimize your digital photography workflow from pre capture to output.

Chris Grey shows you how to customize your DSLR according to the genre you are working in. He showcases the work of professional photographers from the worlds of wedding photography, fine art, sports/action, portrait and nature and each photographer explains their differing workflow requirements and how they get the best shots.

Starting with the issues you will face: which file format - RAW or JPEG? Which camera? Which lens? Which software? - and moving on to covering the specific features of all the new Canon DSLRs in the EOS system, from the nifty Digital Rebel XTi to the awesome 1D Mark III, Chris Grey shows you how to get the most out of each camera. He shows images taken and the settings he has used so you can see the exact effect of each function.

Packed with tips from the pros, key workflow solutions and images side by side showing different camera functions, this book is a must have for any Canon shooter.

Author Bio

Chris Grey is an international award winning photographer, instructor, author and owner of Christopher Grey Studios, (Minneapolis, MN, USA) who has specialized in advertising, portrait and fine art photography for over three decades. Current advertising clients include The Home Depot, Midwest Dairy Association (Got Milk?) and ClearChannel Communications. Grey also writes monthly columns on professional lighting tips and techniques for and, free sites loaded with information for digital photographers. He is the author of numerous photography books, including CANON DSLR: The Ultimate Photographers Guide, also from Focal Press.


"Now, here's a professional photographer who is also a professional writer…I AM impressed and think the sales potential is astronomical!" -Shan Canfield, photographer and photography educator


Introduction; Digital Imaging/Workflow Issues; Digital Photography Basics; Common Ground; Shooting Tethered; Raw vs. Jpeg; Canon's Digital Photo Professional software; Specific Features - specific features Canon 20D; Specific Features - specific to Canon 5D; Specific Features - specific to 1Ds Mark IIn; Specific Features - specific to model TBA; Accessories; Lenses; Special Accessories; Afterword