Your Canon PowerShot and this book makes taking pictures more fun! The Quick Tour lets you become acquainted with all the menus and settings on your A, G, S, TX, or Canon
SD-series camera, letting you start shooting right away. Then spend time reading tips about acquiring super images in dozens of circumstances, learn to use manual controls
for greater command, and learn to tell stories with your pictures. You will also learn the greatest methods for downloading, editing, and printing your images.
Michael Guncheon is a contributing editor for PCPhoto magazine and author of its venerable and very popular HelpLine column. He is also a columnist and technical editor for
HDVideoPro magazine. His photographs have appeared in numerous publications.
"...makes good use of accessible non-technical language throughout." (Business Network, August 2008)
From the Back Cover
You've got the power, now get the shot.
Taking pictures, says author Michael Guncheon, should be a little bit of magic and a whole lot of fun. Grab this book and your Canon PowerShot and go make it happen! Work through the Quick Tour to get familiar with your camera's settings, menus, and operation, then delve into the details that turn snapshots into great photographs. Get tips and advice for taking super shots in dozens of situations, then learn the best ways to download, edit, and print your pictures — and enjoy it all.
Learn your way around your G, S, TX, A, or SD-series camera
Understand how and when to use manual settings for greater control
Discover how to tell a story with your photos
Capture great shots of children and pets, architecture, sunsets, night scenes, products, and more
Explore your Canon PowerShot's video capability
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