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Getting the Lay of the Land

In This Chapter

arrow Using an SLR lens

arrow Adjusting the viewfinder and monitor

arrow Practicing touchscreen gestures

arrow Working with camera memory cards

arrow Getting acquainted with external camera controls

arrow Checking and changing camera settings

arrow Customizing basic camera operations

If you’re like me, shooting for the first time with a camera as sophisticated as the Canon EOS 70D produces a blend of excitement and anxiety. On one hand, you can’t wait to start using your new equipment, but on the other, you’re a little intimidated by all its buttons, dials, and menu options.

Well, fear not: This chapter provides the information you need to start getting comfortable with your 70D. ...

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