Canon 80D Experience goes beyond the manual to help you understand the features, settings, and controls of this versatile and customizable dSLR - plus most importantly how, when and why to use these functions and settings in your photography.
This guide will help you learn to use your EOS 80D quickly and competently, to consistently make the types of images you desire. Take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create.
The e-book is designed for Intermediate and Enthusiast dSLR Photographers who wish to take fuller advantage of the capabilities of their camera, as well as Experienced Photographers coming to the 80D from previous dSLR models.
Canon 80D Experience focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the Movie Menus and settings. Sections include:
-Setting Up Your EOS 80D: Explanations of all of the Custom Function settings and Menu options, with recommended settings.
-Camera Controls and Touch Screen: Plus how to 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.
-Autofocusing Modes and Drive Modes: Using the 45-Point Viewfinder AF system and Live View-Movie AF system to capture sharp images of both still and moving subjects.
-Exposure Metering Modes: How and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation.
-Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance: Understanding these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations.
-Wi-Fi Functions: Control the 80D via Wi-Fi and share images.
-Introduction to Video Settings: Explanations of the settings and options to get you started.
-The Image Taking Process: Descriptive tutorials for using the settings and controls.
-Composition: Tips, techniques, and explanations.
-Lenses and Photography Accessories: Choosing your next Canon lens, useful 80D accessories, and recommended photography books.
As readers of Doug's previous Canon guides have said:
Superb Canon Guide - An excellent guide, clear and concise. A great tool for budding photographer as well as the seasoned pro. A sure way to get the most out of your camera.
Very clear and precise - It explains all the features of the camera and does this in a very clear and precise way, giving a detailed run through of the camera functions and controls as well as the operation and options of the menu system - and it does this without assuming you are an expert photographer to begin with. This is an excellent book to help with getting to grips with the camera, whether as a newcomer to the EOS world or upgrading from a previous version.
Best reference book for Canon - Well written and easy to understand. This book really helps one to be able to take advantage of all the features of the camera. A must have.
Will Save You A Month On The Learning Curve - This book clearly and practically walks the reader through every step of setting up and using the camera. A wonderfully well-organized book, it explains every feature and setting on the camera with recommendations on optimal setup choices and the reasoning behind each recommendation. This is the lowest cost, highest value accessory I could have purchased.
Simplifies without technical jargon! - Douglas Klostermann has the unique ability to explain in very readable, easy-to-follow directions how to operate every facet of the camera.