Canon EOS 30D Digital Field Guide
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Whether you're a professional or an advanced amateur, the Canon EOS 30D delivers outstanding performance and image quality. This guide is designed to help you get the most from your 8.2-megapixel EOS 30D, regardless of your shooting preferences and style. Packed with valuable advice from a professional photographer, it will help you make every shot memorable. Tuck this handy Field Guide in your gear bag and take it with you as a quick and insightful reference.
* Investigate all of the features of your Canon 30D
* Learn the various modes, view, play back, and protect images or erase unwanted shots
* Brush up on composition guidelines and the elements of exposure
* Explore conversion programs for RAW images
* Compose the best possible shots with expert advice on lighting and exposure
* Get insider tips on shooting portraits, weddings, business and product photos, landscapes, and much more

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Charlotte K. Lowrie is a freelance editorial and stock photographer and an award-winning writer. Her work has appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging and PHOTOgraphic magazines, and she is the author of the bestselling Canon EOS Digital Rebel Digital Field Guide as well as Teach Yourself Visually Digital Photography, Second Edition, and Adobe Camera Raw Studio Skills, all from Wiley. Charlotte also teaches photography classes through




Quick Tour.

Taking the First Pictures.

Setup Basics for the EOS 30D.

Formatting the CompactFlash card.

Setting the image recording quality.

Setting file numbering.

Basic Zone Shooting.

Creative Zone Shooting.

Setting the ISO.

Setting the White Balance.

Setting the Autofocus Point.

Setting the Color Space.

Setting the Drive Mode.

Setting the Metering Mode.

Setting the Picture Style.

Part I: Using Canon EOS 30D.

Chapter 1: Exploring the EOS 30D.

Chapter 2: Canon EOS 30D Setup.

Part II: Exposure, Composition, Lighting, and Lenses.

Chapter 3: Reviewing the Elements of Exposure.

Chapter 4: Working with Light.

Chapter 5: Brush Up on Composition.

Chapter 6: Selecting and Using Lenses.

Part III: Techniques for Great Photos.

Chapter 7: A World of Subjects.

Chapter 8: Downloading Images.

Appendix A: Working with RAW Images.

Appendix B: Keep the 30D Up to Date.




"…this guide tours users though its specific feature set and explores the full scope of its functions." (Digital Photographer)