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David Busch’S Canon® Powershot® G16 Guide to Digital Photography

Book Description

DAVID BUSCH'S CANON POWERSHOT G16 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY is the all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the Canon Powershot G16, which features 12-megapixel resolution, Wi-Fi capabilities, a super-fast 12-fps burst mode, and improved video shooting. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to sharpen your creative vision, and take beautiful photographs with the Canon Powershot G16. With clear how-to steps and full-color illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S CANON POWERSHOT G16 GUIDE TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this powerful camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy Canon Powershot G16 "road map," an easy-to-use visual guide to the camera's features and controls. With David Busch as your guide, you'll be in full creative control, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the Canon Powershot G16 today.

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. About the Author
  6. Contents
  7. Preface
  8. Introduction
  9. Part I Getting Started with Your Canon Powershot G16
    1. Chapter 1 Your New Canon PowerShot G16
      1. Contents of the Table
      2. Initial Setup
    2. Chapter 2 Taking Your First Canon PowerShot G16 Photos
      1. 52-Second No-Option Quick Tour for Still Photos
      2. 52-Second No-Option Quick Tour for Movies
      3. Your 10-Minute Introduction
      4. Selecting a Shooting Mode
      5. Choosing a Metering Mode
      6. Choosing a Focus Mode
      7. Other Settings
      8. Reviewing the Images You’ve Taken
      9. Transferring Photos to Your Computer
    3. Chapter 3 Canon PowerShot G16 Roadmap
      1. Front View
      2. The Canon PowerShot G16’s Business End
      3. Going Topside
      4. LCD Panel Readouts
      5. Underneath Your PowerShot G16
    4. Chapter 4 Configuring Shooting Options
      1. Anatomy of the PowerShot G16’s Menus
      2. Shooting Menu Options
    5. Chapter 5 Playback, Printing, Set Up, and Other Options
      1. Playback Menu Options
      2. Print Menu Options
      3. Set Up Menu Options
      4. Other Menus
  10. Part II Enhancing Your Skills
    1. Chapter 6 Fine-Tuning Exposure
      1. Understanding Exposure
      2. How the PowerShot G16 Calculates Exposure
      3. Choosing a Metering Method
      4. Choosing an Exposure Method
      5. Optimizing with DR Correction and Shadow Correct
      6. Automatic and Scene Modes
      7. Adjusting Exposure with ISO Settings
      8. Bracketing
      9. Dealing with Noise
      10. Fixing Exposures with Histograms
    2. Chapter 7 Movie Making with Your Canon PowerShot G16
      1. Making Movies
      2. Tips for Shooting Better Video
    3. Chapter 8 Mastering the Mysteries of Focus
      1. Getting in Focus
      2. How Autofocus Works
  11. Part III Getting the Most from Your Canon Powershot G16
    1. Chapter 9 Advanced Shooting and Wi-Fi
      1. A Tiny Slice of Time
      2. Long Exposures
      3. Beyond Visible Light with Infrared
      4. Using Built-in Wi-Fi
    2. Chapter 10 Getting the Most from Your Zoom
      1. How Lenses Affect Your Pictures
      2. Using the Wide-Angle Zoom Settings
      3. Using Telephoto Settings
      4. Lens Add-Ons
      5. Working with Filters
    3. Chapter 11 Making Light Work for You
      1. Continuous Illumination versus Electronic Flash
      2. Continuous Lighting Basics
      3. Electronic Flash Basics
      4. Using the Built-In Flash
      5. Using External Electronic Flash
      6. More Advanced Lighting Techniques
  12. Index