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Your World 60D is an e-book user's guide that goes beyond the manual to help you understand the features, settings, and controls of this advanced, versatile camera - plus more importantly how, when, and why to use these functions and settings in your photography.

Written in the clear and concise manner of all Full Stop guides, Your World 60D will help you learn to use your 60D quickly and competently, to consistently create the types of images you desire.

For beginner, intermediate and enthusiast photographers:  This instant download Canon 60D e-book is for those who wish to get more out of their camera and to go beyond Auto and Program modes and shoot in Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter Priority (Tv), and Manual (M) modes. To get you set up, it begins with explanations and recommended settings for all Menu settings, Custom Function options, and Movie Mode Menu settings of the 60D.  It covers basic dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts for those new to digital SLR photography, and explains more advanced camera controls and operation, such as using the various metering modes and exposure compensation for correct exposure of every image, and controlling autofocus modes and focus points for sharp focus of still or moving subjects.

Your World 60D focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the movie menus and settings to get you up and running with video. Sections include:

-Setting Up Your 60D - Explanations of all the Menu options and Custom Function settings for the 60D, including Movie Mode menus, with descriptions and recommended settings for practical, everyday use.

-Camera Controls - Description of all of the camera's controls, plus when and how to use them and customize them for your needs.

-Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter Priority (Tv), and Manual (M) Modes - How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field, freeze or express motion, or take total control over exposure settings.

-Auto Focusing Modes and Drive Modes - How they differ, how and when to use them to capture sharp images of both still and moving subjects.

-Exposure Metering Modes of the Canon 60D - How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation.

-Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance - Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations.

-Lenses - Explanation of Canon lenses and choosing your next lens.

-Composition - Brief tips, techniques, and explanations, including the creative use of depth of field.

-The Image Taking Process - Descriptive tutorials for using the settings and controls you just learned to take still and action photos.

-Photography Accessories - The most useful accessories for the 60D and for dSLR photography.

-Introduction to Video Settings - Explanation of the settings and options to get you started shooting movies.

This illustrated digital guide to the Canon 60D goes beyond the manual to explain how, when, and why to use the features, settings, and controls of the 60D to help you get the most from your camera.

As one Canon user has said about Full Stop guides, "I don't know how I could fully take advantage of all the features the camera has to offer without this publication! It's well-organized, easy to understand, and succinct enough to keep your attention while still containing a wealth of information to get the most out of your camera."

Take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create!


Your World 60D - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation with the Canon EOS 60D
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Your World 60D
May 27th, 2013
Not a bad read, I found it a considerably more challenging to comprehend than the actual user manual, It appears to be pitched towards to intermediate level users of the camera.
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