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Canon EOS 40D Digital Field Guide by Charlotte K. Lowrie

By Charlotte K. Lowrie

Within the Canon EOS 40D, velocity and reliability meet more advantageous photo caliber and affordability. With this useful advisor, you?ll tips on how to paintings with colour areas and white stability, use stay View, arrange the 40D on your taking pictures sort, set and evaluation publicity, and extra. Get necessary counsel and suggestion on utilizing and enhancing photo kinds, developing custom-made settings for the topics you shoot ordinarily, and dealing with average gentle. simply photograph the fantastic photographs you?ll take together with your Canon EOS 40D!

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On the 40D, compression ratios are denoted by Fine and Normal settings. For example, Large/Fine means a low compression ratio where less data is discarded, but the file size on the CF card is larger. Large/Normal denotes a higher compression ratio where more image data is discarded, but the file size on the CF card is smaller. The difference between the Fine and Normal settings cuts the file size almost in half. The Normal option with higher compression enables you to get more images on the card, but it also means that more image data is being discarded during compression.

For the Ef-S screen, set the option to 2. For details on setting Custom Functions, see Chapter 4. Does focus-lock and recompose work? According to Canon’s 40D manual, you can use the standard point-and-shoot technique of focus-lock and recompose. With this technique, you lock focus on the subject, and then move the camera to recompose the image. However popular the technique, in my experience, the focus shifts slightly during the recompose step regardless of which AF point is selected. As a result, focus is not tack-sharp.

8 to get a shallow depth of field. 8L IS USM lens. Manual mode, denoted as M on the Mode dial, gives you full manual control. You set both the aperture and shutter speed based on the exposure level meter shown in the viewfinder and on the LCD panel. This mode is useful in a variety of shooting scenarios including shooting fireworks, astral photography, for some studio shooting, when you want to intentionally underexpose or overexpose the scene, or when you want a consistent exposure across a series of photos such as for a panoramic series.

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