Too lazy to read the manual or finding the manual a bit to dull or not enough when it comes to explanations for different functions, wishing there’s more examples to demonstrate the new features, well, this book might just be for you.
The Canon 5D Mark III Experience – The Still Photography Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an e book user’s guide that goes beyond the manual to help you learn the features, settings, and controls of this sophisticated, powerful, and highly customizable camera. Most importantly, it explains not only how but also when and why to use the features, settings, and controls in your photography.
For Experienced Photographers to get up and running with the 5D Mark III:
For experienced photographers coming to the 5D Mk III from the 5DII, 7D, 60D,etc., this guide explains the new and advanced features in order to quickly get you up and running and taking advantage of these capabilities, including the sophisticated new 61 Point Autofocus System and all its Modes, Area Modes, Menu options and AF Case Presets. Plus it explains the new camera controls, the in-camera HDR and Multiple Exposures features, introduces the new video capabilities, and guides you through all the 5D MK III Menu and Custom Function items in order to help you best set up the camera and its controls for your specific shooting needs.
Example images from Canon 5D Mark III Experience:
Metering Modes, Autofocus Area Modes, HDR Shooting Mode, Comparative Playback.
You can preview Canon 5D Mark III Experience at the following link. The preview shows the Table of Contents and Introduction, sample 5D Mark III Menu Settings pages, Custom Functions pages, Camera Controls pages, and sample text pages from the PDF version:
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Canon 5D Mark III Experience not only covers the various settings, functions and controls of the Canon 5D Mk III, but also explains when and why to use them for your photography. The guide focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the movie (video) menus and settings to get you up and running with video. Sections include:
Setting Up Your 5D Mk III – Explanations of all of the EOS 5D Mk III Custom Function settings and Menu options, with recommended settings for practical, everyday use. These settings are a significant part of what makes the 5D Mk III such a unique and powerful camera. Set up and customize the advanced features to work best for the way you photograph.
Auto Focusing Modes and Drive Modes – The new 61 point 5D Mark III autofocus system is a revolutionary upgrade for the 5D line, and taking control of it will enable you to successfully capture more sharp images, especially in action situations. Learn the AF Modes, AF Area Modes, and AF Configuration Presets, how they differ, how and when to take advantage of them to capture both still and moving subjects. Also how and when to use focus lock and back-button focusing.
Aperture Mode (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.
Exposure Metering Modes of the Canon 5D Mk III – How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation. Also how to make use of exposure lock.
Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance – Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations or for capturing a range of exposures to combine into HDR images.
HDR Shooting mode and Multiple Exposure mode – Learn to configure and use these new features of the 5D Mk III.
The Image Taking Process – A descriptive tutorial for using the settings and controls described in the guide to take photos of still and moving subjects.
Composition – Brief tips, techniques, and explanations, including the creative use of depth of field.
Lenses – Explanation of Canon lens notations and choosing L series lenses.
Photography Accessories – The most useful accessories for the 5D Mk III and for general and travel photography.
Introduction to Video Settings – Explanations of the settings and options to get you started.
This digital guide to the Canon 5D Mark III is a 195 page, illustrated e-book that goes beyond the 5D Mk III manual to explain how, when, and why to use the features, settings, and controls of the 5D Mark III to help you get out there shooting in the real world.
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