Canon EOS 6D For Dummies

A full-color guide to everything your Canon EOS 6D can do, aimed at the first-time user

The Canon EOS 6D is a budget-priced full-frame camera that is very close to professional-level equipment. With this friendly guide by your side, you can make sure you get the most out of everything the Canon EOS 6D can do. Veteran author Doug Sahlin introduces the basic photo skills you need in order to get great shots from a DSLR camera while guiding you through the controls specific to the EOS 6D.

  • Explores the utilizing on-board controls, shooting in auto mode, and using live view and playback modes
  • Makes sense of dialing in exposure and lighting controls plus manipulating focus and color controls
  • Explains how to get photos onto a PC for editing
  • Addresses printing, posting online, and other ways to share images

Canon EOS 6D For Dummies gives you the full picture in a fun and easy-to-understand way so that you can better understand this powerful camera.

From the Back Cover
Learn to:

  • Demystify camera controls and menus
  • Take great pictures automatically
  • Dial in exposure and fine-tune focus


Welcome to the world of dSLR!

Here’s how to master your camera and capture great shots

Your Canon EOS 6D packs a lot of photography power into its body. This book helps you squeeze all the potential out of that technology! It’s written to help you quickly understand how to get the most from your 6D. Learn the controls, understand image formats, experiment with settings, and fill your portfolio with great photos.

  • Meet your camera — review all the controls, learn how to select file format, and try out different settings
  • Go Live — experiment with Live View mode for both still pictures and movies
  • Get creative — explore the creative exposure modes and hone your understanding of aperture, ISO, depth of field, and shutter speed
  • Get real — learn how to get fantastic photos of fast-moving objects, wildlife, birds in flight, sunsets, landscapes, and portraits of people and pets
  • Get organized — download, organize, and edit your work to share with others

Open the book and find:

  • A tour of the Canon EOS 6D’s controls
  • Advice on choosing the right shooting mode for your needs
  • What you’ll find on the LCD monitor
  • Secrets of freezing action
  • All about metering modes
  • How to use the Multi-Controller
  • How to create custom picture styles
  • The effect of focal length on exposure

Book Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (March 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 111853039X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118530399
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