Canon 7D Mark II Experience - Douglas Klostermann

Canon 7D Mark II Experience

By Douglas Klostermann

  • Release Date: 2014-12-19
  • Genre: Photography


Canon 7D Mark II Experience goes beyond the manual to help you understand the features, settings, and controls of this powerful 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 7D Mark II 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 7D Mark II from previous dSLR models.

Canon 7D Mark II Experience focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the Movie Menus and settings.  Sections include:

-Setting Up Your 7D Mark II: Explanations of all of the Custom Function settings and Menu options, with recommended settings.

-Camera Controls: 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 65-Point Viewfinder AF system and Live View-Movie AF system to capture sharp images of both still and moving subjects. Includes explanations of the AF Modes, AF Area Modes, and configuration Cases.

-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.

-Multiple Exposures, HDR, Interval Timer, and GPS: Explanations of these functions.

-Introduction to Video Settings: Explanations of the settings and options to get you started.

-The Image Taking Process: Tutorials for using the settings and controls.

-Composition: Tips, techniques, and explanations.

-Lenses and Photography Accessories: Choosing your next Canon lens, useful 7D Mark II accessories, and recommended books.

What readers of Doug's previous Canon guides are saying:

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. -Camea

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 my camera. A must have. -N.D

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. -Robert

Simplifies without technical jargon! - Klostermann has the unique ability to explain in very readable, easy-to-follow directions how to operate every facet of the camera. -Alan