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Blue Crane Digital  Introduction to the Canon 5D Mark II: Volume 1 Basic Controls  

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Type:  DVD Video

Product Focus:  SLR camera


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Blue Crane Digital-Introduction to the Canon 5D Mark II: Volume 1 Basic Controls-Instructional books / DVD's



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Beginner to intermediate

Product Focus

SLR camera

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Take great pictures with your Canon 5D Mark II! All you need is this training DVD and about 90 minutes, and you'll have the knowledge and the confidence to create the images you want. The topics are arranged in chapters, so you can move at your own pace, and return later to individual subjects.

  • Creative Auto
  • Shutter Priority
  • Aperture priority/Depth of field
  • Depth of field preview
  • Focus alternatives
  • Metering
  • White Balance/Color Temperature
  • Playback and image review
  • Live View Shooting
  • HD and SD video
  • Exposure Compensation
  • Flash basics
  • Custom Functions introduction
  • Programmable buttons
  • Info Button
  • Composition
  • Self Timer
  • Picture Styles
  • And much more

The Canon 5D is a powerful piece of equipment. A solid understanding of its features and controls can really unleash its potential. Once you learn how the camera's components work together, you'll have all the tools you need to capture the best images under all conditions.

This DVD is intended for photographers moving up to a Digital SLR from a Point and Shoot camera, or new 5D owners who would like a basic introduction to the camera and an overview of the most important controls. Also look for Volume 2, which covers more advanced topics.