20 August 2015

Camera Book Recommendation: Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D 'From Snapshots to Great Shots Front Cover
Book Cover: Canon EOS 60D
Canon EOS 60D: 'From Snapshots to Great Shots'
By Nicole S. Young 2011 (Hard Copy)

Although the Canon EOS 70D replaced the EOS 60D DSLR camera in 2013 there is still an active market (and following) for this advanced and feature-rich Canon APC-S DSLR camera.

The book's author / photographer Nicole Young is also author of the 2014 Canon EOS 70D book and the EOS 60D book is written in very much the same professional style as her newer book.

This book is highly recommended to all current or prospective Canon EOS 60D owners: It explains the Canon EOS 60D's features with detailed photographic demonstration / instruction and EXIF data - Aperture / ISO / Shutter Speed information from in-camera together with lens focal length.

Canon EOS 60D: Basic to Advanced Photography Tutorials
Very easy to follow with detailed explanations and imagery on various basic to advanced shooting modes. In this book you will learn how to get the best out of the Canon EOS 60D with specific reference to shooting modes and photography genres / styles (landscape, portraits, sports and low light photography). Working through this book will provide the reader with a good insight into a variety exposure options and techniques (using Aperture / ISO / Shutter Speed) for application in the Canon EOS 60D's Creative Zone (P / Av / Tv / M modes).

The 250+ pages are packed with the author's expert knowledge, skills and many practical camera / photography demonstrations. Each chapter is a well-structured combination of camera settings / features (with images) and detailed explanations and demonstration on how to achieve similar shots.

Chapter Contents
  • Canon 60D Top Ten shooting tips (right out of the box)
  • Things to know before taking pictures
  • Using the camera's mode settings
  • Settings / features to make great portraits
  • Tips, tools and techniques for landscape photography
  • Tricks for shooting sports and more
  • Low light photography: Shooting when the light gets low
  • Improve your picture with sound compositional elements
  • Making movies with the Canon 60D
  • Canon 60D advanced techniques 
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Canon EOS 60D 'From Snapshots to Great Shots Back Cover
Back Cover: Canon EOS 60D

Canon 60D DSLR Camera - Key Specifications
  • 18.0 Megapixel CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (expandable to 12800)
  • Improved EOS HD Video mode
  • Movie Crop recording in 640 x 480
  • Vari-angle 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor
  • 5.3 fps continuous shooting up to approx. 58 Large/JPEGs and 16 RAW.
  • 96% viewfinder coverage allowing you to see more of your image in the viewfinder.
  • Enhanced iFCL 63-zone
  • Dual-layer metering system
  • 9-point AF system utilizing a high-precision, f/2.8 cross-type center point.
  • In-camera features allow RAW to JPEG conversion
  • Compatibility with SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards.
  • Compatible with the full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses.

Canon EOS 60D Book Cover Images: From Vernon Chalmers Personal Copy

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