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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital Field Guide

Handbook / Manual

Series: Digital Field Guide

By: Charlotte K Lowrie (Author)

304 pages, illustrations

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Jul 2012 | #199862 | ISBN-13: 9781118169117
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NHBS Price: £13.99 $17/€16 approx

About this book

Guides you step-by-step through the functions on your new Canon EOS 5D Mark III dSLR camera. The Canon EOS 5D Mark III full-frame dSLR camera features an impressive 22.3 megapixels, a 3.2-inch LCD screen, 6 fps continuous shooting, Live View, an ISO range of 50 to 102,400 and full HD 1080 resolution movie shooting. Here to help you get the most out of these remarkable features and offering you more in-depth coverage than the standard manual, this full-color Canon 5D Mark III Digital Field Guide provides you with guidance on how and when to use each button, dial, and menu option.

Delivering information in an easy-to-understand format, this portable guide features more than 200 inspirational photos by acclaimed photographer and veteran author Charlotte Lowrie. The handy trim size allows this guide to go where you go, providing you with easy access to information quickly so you can get the exact shot you want when you want it. Helps you make the most of your Canon EOS 5D Mark III and get the shots you want Offers full detailed coverage of when and how to use each and every button, dial, and menu option on this sophisticated new dSLR Provides step-by-step explanations on techniques and tips, all aimed at getting you comfortable and confident with your new Canon 5D Mark III Sized to fit in a camera bag, the book includes a bonus gray and color checker card to help you capture perfect white balance and color every time. Ideal reading for both amateur and professional photographers alike, you'll reference Canon 5D Mark III Digital Field Guide again and again.


Introduction xvi

CHAPTER 1 Roadmap to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1
CHAPTER 2 Camera Setup and Image Playback 25
CHAPTER 3 Working with Exposure 63
CHAPTER 4 Getting Sharp Focus 111
CHAPTER 5 Getting Great Color 143
CHAPTER 6 Customizing the EOS 5D Mark III 165
CHAPTER 7 Shooting in Live View 185
CHAPTER 8 Making Movies 199
CHAPTER 9 Working with Flash 221
CHAPTER 10 Exploring Lenses and Accessories 245

APPENDIX A How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker 265

Glossary 267
Index 277

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Charlotte K. Lowrie is a professional stock, editorial, and portrait photographer and an award-winning writer. She is the author of 15 photography books, including the bestselling Canon EOS 7D Digital Field Guide and Canon EOS Rebel T3i Digital Field Guide. See more of her work at

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