Introduction

Although compact digital cameras have improved over the years, they still suffer from relatively slow shot-to-shot speeds and small imaging sensors (which often can’t produce the quality of a photo shot with a DSLR). Those limitations have frustrated people who want to go the extra steps necessary to get great shots, but who don’t want to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on professional cameras. The Canon PowerShot G12 jumps into that middle area between compacts and DSLRs. Shoot everything in fully automatic mode if you want, and when you’re ready to move up to more complexity, advanced features are all there. I’ve put together a short Q&A to help you get a better understanding of just what you can expect from this book. ...

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