Canon EOS Rebel T2i 550D digital field guide

Canon EOS Rebel T2i 550D digital field guide

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Charlotte K. Lowrie is a professional photographer whose experience ranges from editorial photography and photojournalism to wedding and nature photography. Her images have appeared in national publications, and she teaches photography at Also an award-winning writer, Charlotte has authored a dozen books. See more of her work at

Canon’s flagship EOS Rebel offers you professional features, ease of use, an advanced HD movie mode, 3.7 frames per second shooting speed, and a lot of fun. This book provides a roadmap to all the settings and controls, but it does a great deal more. It guides you through effective exposure control, super color secrets, tips on using Live View, making the best lens choices, how to take videos, and advice on getting great action, nature, and portrait shots.

• Set up your T2i to get the highest quality images • Learn both basic and advanced exposure techniques

• Explore shooting modes, movie mode, and how to get tack-sharp focus

• Refresh your knowledge of composition, exposure, and lighting

• Learn to customize your Rebel T2i and how to add a copyright to your images in the camera

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Canon® EOS Rebel T2i/550D

Digital Field Guide

Canon® EOS Rebel T2i/550D

Digital Field Guide

Charlotte K. Lowrie

Canon® EOS Rebel T2i/550D Digital Field Guide

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About the Author

Charlotte K. Lowrie is a professional photographer and award-winning writer based in the Seattle, WA area. She has more than 25 years of photography experience ranging from photojournalism and editorial photography to nature and wedding shooting. Her images have appeared in national magazines, newspapers, and on a variety of Web sites including,, and the Canon Digital Learning Center.

Charlotte currently divides her time among maintaining an active photography business, teaching photography, and writing books and magazine articles. Charlotte is the author of 14 books including the bestselling Canon EOS 7D Digital Field Guide and nine other Digital Field Guides, and she co-wrote Exposure and Lighting for Digital Photographers. In addition, she teaches monthly online photography courses at Visit her Web site at words


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CHAPTER 1 Setting Up the EOS Rebel T2i/550D 1

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