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The Master Guide To Digital Slr Cameras - Ron Eggers

The Master Guide To Digital Slr Cameras

Paperback Published: 1st October 2004
ISBN: 9781584281436
Number Of Pages: 128

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Everything necessary to choose the right digital single lens reflex (SLR) camera and gain a working knowledge of its functions and features is provided in this guidebook. Up-to-date reviews of the latest digital model offerings from Canon, Nikon, and Pentax are provided and the features of each type of camera are explained, including focusing capabilities, camera controls, and menu options. Sample photographs taken with each of the cameras discussed vividly reveal the strengths and weaknesses of each camera and allow buyers to make a well-informed choice in buying a new SLR.

Introductionp. 6
Digital SLRs Are Becoming a Realistic Optionp. 6
Selecting a Digital SLRp. 6
The Growing Field of Digital SLRsp. 7
Attracting Professionalsp. 7
Competitionp. 8
About This Bookp. 8
General Informationp. 11
Image Sensorsp. 11
Size of Sensorp. 12
How They Workp. 12
Type of Sensorsp. 12
Resolutionp. 13
Filter Arraysp. 15
Bayer Filtersp. 15
Micro-Lensp. 15
Infrared Filterp. 15
Anti-Aliasing Filterp. 15
File Formatsp. 16
TIFFp. 16
JPEGp. 16
RAWp. 18
Imaging Softwarep. 19
Color Spacesp. 21
The sRGB Color Spacep. 21
The Adobe RGB Color Spacep. 22
Choosing the Color Spacep. 22
Removable Mediap. 22
Type I and II CF Cardsp. 22
Microdrivesp. 22
Performancep. 22
Connectivityp. 24
USBp. 24
FireWirep. 24
Card Readersp. 24
Common Problemsp. 25
Shutter Lagp. 25
Write Delayp. 25
Canon Digital SLRsp. 27
The Canon EOS 1DSp. 27
Image Sensorp. 29
Shooting Speedp. 29
Shooting Optionsp. 29
Camera Settingsp. 32
Flashp. 33
Removable Mediap. 33
Viewfinderp. 35
Lensesp. 35
Weather Resistancep. 35
Documentationp. 35
Batteryp. 36
Remote Firingp. 36
Softwarep. 36
Conclusionp. 37
The Canon EOS 10Dp. 38
Image Sensorp. 37
Shooting Speedp. 39
Exposure Settingsp. 40
Focusingp. 41
Meteringp. 41
White Balancep. 42
LCDsp. 42
Menu Optionsp. 42
Viewfinderp. 43
Other Accessoriesp. 44
Flash Functionsp. 44
Lensesp. 44
Removable Mediap. 44
Connectivityp. 44
Batteryp. 44
Softwarep. 44
Conclusionp. 44
The Canon EOS 300D Digital Rebelp. 45
Image Sensorp. 45
White Balancep. 47
Responsivenessp. 47
Shooting Speedp. 47
LCDp. 47
Batteryp. 48
Controlsp. 49
Exposurep. 50
Focusingp. 52
ISOp. 52
Shutter Speedp. 52
Capture Considerationsp. 53
Removable Mediap. 53
Lensesp. 53
Conclusionp. 53
Nikon Digital SLRsp. 54
The Nikon D1Xp. 55
Image Sensorp. 57
Layoutp. 58
Camera Controlsp. 59
Meteringp. 59
Focusing and Flashp. 59
Menu Optionsp. 59
Removable Mediap. 61
Softwarep. 61
Conclusionp. 61
The Nikon D1Hp. 63
The Nikon D2Hp. 63
Image Sensorp. 63
Responsiveness and Shooting Speedp. 66
Focusingp. 67
Camera Controlsp. 67
Lenses and Flashp. 68
Layout and Functionsp. 69
White Balancep. 69
Color Modesp. 70
Connectivityp. 70
Removable Mediap. 70
Softwarep. 72
Conclusionp. 72
The Nikon D100p. 73
Image Sensorp. 73
Shooting Speedp. 73
Batteryp. 75
Camera Functionsp. 75
Flashp. 76
Image Playbackp. 78
Menu Optionsp. 78
White Balancep. 78
Color Modesp. 79
Removable Media and Connectivityp. 79
Softwarep. 79
Conclusionp. 80
Other Digital SLRsp. 81
The Kodak DCS Pro 14Np. 81
High-Resolution Imagingp. 83
Shooting Speedp. 84
Camera Operationsp. 84
Focusingp. 85
Lensesp. 85
Flashp. 85
Other Accessoriesp. 85
Camera Layoutp. 85
Connectivityp. 87
Conclusionsp. 88
The Fuji FinePix S2 Prop. 89
Exposure Modesp. 91
Lensesp. 92
Digital Functionsp. 93
Removable Mediap. 93
Connectivityp. 93
Softwarep. 94
Conclusionp. 94
The Olympus E-1p. 94
Professional Controlsp. 97
Focusingp. 99
Shooting Speedp. 99
Menusp. 99
Viewfinderp. 100
Weather Resistancep. 100
Removable Mediap. 100
Flashp. 100
Lensesp. 100
Connectivityp. 102
Pricingp. 102
Conclusionp. 102
The Pentax *ist Dp. 102
Image Sensorp. 102
Responsivenessp. 104
Batteriesp. 104
Exposure Modesp. 104
Focusingp. 106
Lensesp. 107
Flashp. 107
Digital Functionsp. 107
Removable Mediap. 108
Connectivityp. 108
Softwarep. 108
Conclusionp. 108
The Sigma SD10p. 109
Image Sensorp. 111
Layoutp. 112
Meteringp. 113
Focusingp. 115
Flashp. 115
Featuresp. 115
Lensesp. 115
Batteriesp. 115
Documentationp. 116
Removable Media and Connectivityp. 116
Conclusionp. 116
Final Thoughtsp. 117
Resourcesp. 118
Glossaryp. 119
About the Authorsp. 122
Indexp. 123
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ISBN: 9781584281436
ISBN-10: 158428143X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st October 2004
Publisher: AMHERST MEDIA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.51