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5D Mark III Experience -
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ONLY Canon 5D Mark III user's guide updated for Firmware Version 1.2.1!
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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.
Written in the clear, concise, and comprehensive manner of all Full Stop guides, Canon 5D Mark III Experience will help you learn to use your EOS 5D Mk III quickly and competently, to consistently create the types of images you want to capture.
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For dSLR users from Experienced to Enthusiast:
Experienced Photographers to get up and running with the 5D Mark III:
For Intermediate, and Enthusiast Photographers:
To get you
started, it includes explanations and recommended settings for all Menu
settings and Custom Function options of the 5D Mk III. It covers basic dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts for those
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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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:
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.
Canon 5D Mark III Experience
PDF format for reading on your computer or printing on your printer using the latest version of Adobe Reader. Or transferring and reading on some e-readers and most tablet devices. (Currently the secure PDF file may not transfer to a Kindle or Playbook - purchase the MOBI or EPUB version, or contact me if you have any issues.) Instructions for transferring a PDF to an iPad or e-reader device are on the FAQ page. PDF is the most versatile format.
EPUB format for reading on a Nook, Sony Reader, other e-reader device, or on the iPad using iBooks. Or on an Android tablet (Galaxy, Xoom, Playbook, etc.) using an ePub reader app such as the free OverDrive Media Console. Or viewing on your computer with free Adobe Digital Editions software. (EPUB not able to be printed on your printer.)
MOBI format - Please contact me if you would like the MOBI format, for reading on a Kindle, or viewing on your computer using free Kindle Reading Apps, or on other devices/ tablets using a Mobi reading app such as FBReader. (MOBI not able to be printed on your printer.)
Pro Right There with You
- If you want to get the (Canon EOS 7D) camera up and running with the feeling of a pro right there
with you then I would strongly recommend it. He walks you through setting the camera up and gives you his reasoning for the settings. He leaves the door open to change them based on your level of experience. After the basic settings tour Doug then gets down to the heart of this great camera: the custom settings and focus system. His explanation is
first class and he explains how various custom settings are related to each other. The focus system on this camera is top drawer and Doug does a fine job explaining what can be a very intimidating area of this camera. All in all a great read. Camera in one hand and reader in the other and dig in. Be warned you should be above a beginner in dSLR
understanding before diving in and this probably would not be your first dSLR camera. It is not a point and shoot read. I am on my third read through and still absorbing and tweaking. Thanks Doug....just what I was looking for.
Brilliant - just what
I was looking for! A manual that was exciting, clear to follow, had examples and was used by a professional who gave just the right amount of technical info with explanations of why you use those settings, when to use those settings and so on...all properly explained. Doug's book is a joy to follow, well thought through and well written.
The camera company should be employing Doug to write their cameras manuals!
A Must-Have Accessory - What a great addition to my bag. This is a well written, full body of work that explains, in plain English, how to get the most out my new camera. Doug provides the knowledge and experience to bring you to the next level. I look forward to learning more every time I open the book.
Really Focuses on the "Why" - I found the (camera's) manual good for understanding how to set things up but not much on the why - this book really focuses on the "why." The guide helped me understand why to use specific settings for specific needs. The Custom Settings sections helps to make firm decisions on how to apply settings by understanding the usage of each in addition to knowing how to set them up. I would like to thank you for saving me time - now I'm confident that my camera is well tuned!
I would recommend this to anyone who wants to get a quick start to using their camera. Manuals are nice, but this e-book highlights the important information and gives a quick easy to understand explanation of most all of the functions and controls.
This manual is a clearly
written, concise and useful explanation of the rationale for the seemingly infinite and often confusing settings options. Used in conjunction with the (camera's) manual I feel
a bit more confident in understanding how to at last proceed in getting better photographs.
This book, together with the manual that came with your camera, is all you need to start discovering all the potential of this camera.
It's clear, concise and gets to the heart of the camera's multiple and often confusing options. Very highly recommended - for experienced user and beginner alike.
The official manual is very good on what to do, but not so clear on why. Perhaps
the camera company should just hire Doug to write their manuals - it would be so much simpler for all concerned!
Doug Klostermann is a travel, culture, and humanitarian photographer dedicated to documenting the work of international aid organizations. He has photographed for numerous organizations in Latin America and the United States, been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme for his humanitarian photography, and been published in magazines and books including Conde Nast Traveler, Sherman's Travel, South American Explorer, and Viva Travel Guides. Doug is a member of the National Press Photographers Association. View his images at www.dojoklo.com. Learn more about photography equipment and techniques on his blog Picturing Change at http://blog.dojoklo.com/.
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