The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1119295661

Total Pages:320

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Your Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D photography class—in a book! The Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D offers DLSR users a tool to take photographs truly worth bragging about. This book gives you the pointers and easy-to-follow instruction you need to make sense of your new camera and start taking those stunning shots—right out of its box. First, it demystifies all the photography terms the pros use, explains your Canon camera's menus and settings, and shows how to take control of color, focus, and lighting. Once you have a grasp on those skills, you can apply your newfound knowledge to get better portraits, action shots, close ups, and other images. If most of your photography experience has taken place behind the lens of a smartphone, fear not! You'll quickly and easily learn all about your Canon's tools for controlling focus and depth of field, getting vivid color, shooting landscapes, transferring your files to your computer, and so much more. Get up to speed on your camera's settings and menu options Take quick auto mode shots or be creative with manual settings Apply your knowledge to get better portraits and action shots Find tips for customizing your camera to suit your unique needs If you love to take photos and want to up your game with a fantastic DSLR camera, Canon Rebel T6/1300D For Dummies is your fast track to getting picture-perfect snaps in a flash!

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Canon EOS Rebel T6i / 750D For Dummies

Author:Julie Adair King,Robert Correll

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1119128846

Total Pages:352

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Get picture-perfect shots with your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D Your Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D is capable of taking incredibly cool and truly frame-worthy photos, but unless you know how use it properly your pictures won't be worth a thousand words. Luckily, Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D For Dummies is packed with the tips, tricks, and instruction you'd gain in a photography course to take the intimidation out of working with your new camera—so you can start taking stunning photos right away. Assuming no prior experience in photography, this book gets you up to speed on core photography concepts, then shows you how to grasp using the features specific to the Canon EOS Rebel T6i/750D, like working in automatic mode, controlling exposure, selecting the best lens for the job, using shutter and aperture priority modes, knowing how and when to use flash, and so much more. Whether you're looking to capture lovely landscapes, perfect portraits, awesome action shots—or anything in between—the friendly guidance you'll find inside offers everything you need to get the shot...every time. Get started in automatic mode before working up to advanced features Take control of your camera's exposure, lighting, color, and focus settings Shoot better portraits and action shots Get great shots every time—even in low light and when composing close-ups Complemented by online supplements that cover the unique features of the companion T6i/750D at dummies.com, this hands-on guide will take your pictures from bland to beautiful in a flash!

Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D For Dummies

Author:Doug Sahlin

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1118754301

Total Pages:352

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Get up to speed on your Canon SL1/100D and enter the world ofdSLR photography! Canon's EOS Rebel SL1/100D is for photographers who prefer asmaller, lightweight camera that still offers heavyweight features.This full-color guide explains how to get better photos from anSL1. Written by professional photographer Doug Sahlin, this bookexplains the camera?s controls and shooting modes. It also showshow to take creative control by moving out of auto mode. You'llalso learn how to manage and edit your images, shoot video, useautofocus, and get troubleshooting advice. Features a full-color format that shows you the camera controlsand menus, explaining what each is for and how to use them all Demonstrates how to use the new autofocus feature, manageplayback options, and shoot video Helps you graduate to manual mode and learn to controlexposure, lighting, focus, and color Covers downloading, organizing, editing, and sharingphotos Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D For Dummies gives you theknowledge and confidence to make the move to dSLR photography usingthe Canon EOS Rebel SL1/100D, which is perfect for photographerswho've been waiting for a smaller dSLR with big features.

Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D For Dummies

Author:Julie Adair King,Robert Correll

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1118153022

Total Pages:400

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The perfect guide to get you up and running with your new Canon dSLR camera The Canon EOS Rebel T3/1100D is a popular dSLR camera for those moving up from point-and-shoot for the first time. This full-color guide explains all the buttons, dials, and menus, helping you understand your camera and start using all its features. Plenty of colorful photos from the author's portfolio illustrate what you can achieve. The book covers shooting in auto mode, using the onboard controls, working with Live View, and managing exposure, focus, color, and lighting. It also addresses specific shooting situations, how to get your images from the camera to the computer, and tips on editing and sharing your photos. Canon's Rebel T3/1100D is a popular starter camera for those moving from point-and-shoot to SLR; this book helps dSLR newcomers understand and use all the controls Covers using all the dials, menus, and modes; working with Live View and playback; dialing in exposure and managing lighting; and shooting in auto mode Explains how to get the best images in various situations Addresses how to get images from the camera to the computer, editing techniques, and how to print photos or post them online Full-color photos from the author's collection show what you can achieve Anyone moving up to dSLR photography with the Canon T3/1100D will gain skill and confidence from this easy-to-follow guide.

Hedge Funds For Dummies

Author:Ann C. Logue

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:9781118050927

Total Pages:360

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If you want to diversify your portfolio and lower your risk exposure with hedge funds, here’s what you should know: Hedge Funds For Dummies explains all the different types of funds, explores the pros and cons of funds as an investment, shows you how to find a good broker, and much more. Authored by Ann Logue, a financial writer and hedge fund specialist, this handy, friendly guide covers all the bases for investors of all levels. Whether you’re just building your first portfolio or you’ve been investing for years, you’ll find everything you need to know inside: What a hedge fund is and what it does How hedge funds are structured Determining whether a hedge fund is right for your portfolio Calculating investment risk and return Short- and long-term tax issues Developing a hedge fund investment strategy Monitoring and profiting on macroeconomic trends Evaluating fund performance Evaluating hedge fund management If you’re investing for the future, you definitely want to minimize your risk and maximize your returns. A balanced portfolio with hedge funds is one of the best ways to achieve that sort of balance. This book walks you step by step through the process of evaluating and choosing funds, incorporating them into your portfolio in the right amounts, and making sure they give you the returns you expect and deserve. You’ll learn all the ins and outs of funds, including: What kind of fees you should expect to pay Picking a hedge fund advisor or broker Fulfilling paperwork and purchasing requirements Performing technical analysis and reading the data How to withdraw funds and handle the taxes Tracking fund performance yourself or through reporting services Hedge fund strategies for smaller portfolios Performing due diligence on funds that interest you This friendly, to-the-point resource includes information you can’t do without, including sample portfolios that show you how to invest wisely. Hedge funds are an important part of every balanced portfolio, and this friendly guide tells how to use them to your best advantage. With important resources, vital information, and commonsense advice, Hedge Funds For Dummies is the perfect resource for every investor interested in hedge funds.

Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies

Author:Julie Adair King,Robert Correll

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1118933656

Total Pages:288

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Capturing greatness with the Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D is just a click away Congratulations on your new Canon! Not sure where to begin? No worries! Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies makes it easy to cut through the intimidation of working with your DSLR camera to get great shots—without breaking a sweat. With this hands-on, friendly guide, you'll discover how to get a feel for your camera, shoot in auto mode, shift to manual settings to take full control of your photos, adjust lighting, focus, and color, manage playback options, learn basic troubleshooting, and much more. Truly stunning and impressive pictures are at your fingertips! Shows you how find and set camera controls to adjust exposure, lighting, focus, and color Explains how to load images to a computer for organizing, editing, and sharing Provides tips on how to control your camera to get the shot you want Makes learning fast, easy, and fun with full-color photos If you're a new camera owner looking to get great shots that your phone simply can't capture, Canon EOS Rebel T5/1200D For Dummies makes it easier.

Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D For Dummies

Author:Julie Adair King

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1119716233

Total Pages:416

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Get the best results from your camera Shoot breathtaking portraits and action photos Take control of color, focus, and exposure Shoot like a pro with your Canon dSLR Photographers who like full control over all aspects of their images use digital SLR cameras—and the Canon EOS Rebel T8i/850D gives you that power plus the ability to shoot video in 4k resolution and edit images right in the camera. In twelve easy-to-follow chapters, veteran photography author Julie Adair King helps you understand the basics of photography, the tools in your camera, and proven techniques that will produce shots that even pros will envy. Inside... Customize your camera Get a grip on technical stuff Choose the best shooting mode Solve exposure problems Manipulate image focus Record 4k video Shoot and convert RAW photos Connect to a smartphone or tablet

Canon EOS 80D For Dummies

Author:Julie Adair King,Robert Correll

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1119291380

Total Pages:352

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Take professional-quality photos with your Canon EOS 80D Your Canon EOS 80D gives you pro-level photo power. All you need is some know-how about your camera's capabilities and a little experience to start capturing brag-worthy photos—and the expert tips and tricks inside get you there in a flash. Essentially a photography class in a book, Canon EOS 80D For Dummies offers plain-English explanations of your camera's settings, how to shoot in auto mode, ways to get creative with exposure settings, ideas for getting artistic, and so much more. Complemented with inspiring full-color examples and simple photo 'recipes' for getting better portraits and close-up images, this hands-on guide covers the gamut of how to use your Canon EOS 80D like the pros. In no time, you'll get up to speed on making sense of your camera's menus and functions, capturing first shots in auto mode, adjusting exposure settings, taking control of focus and color, shooting action shots, sharing your photos, and everything else in between. Gain photography skills while learning your camera's controls Build the confidence to apply pro techniques when you shoot Follow simple steps for better portraits and action shots Customize your Canon EOS 80D Written with hobbyists and inexperienced photographers in mind, this no-nonsense guide shows you how to capture must-have images you'll be proud to add to your personal or professional portfolio.

Canon EOS M

Author:Jeff Carlson

Publisher:Peachpit Press

ISBN:013338330X

Total Pages:288

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Now that you’ve bought the amazing Canon EOS M, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera’s features to show you exactly how to use the EOS M to take great pictures. With Canon EOS M: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level! Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer and author Jeff Carlson, and you will: Learn the top ten things you need to know about shooting with the EOS M Use the EOS M’s automatic modes to get better shots right away Move on to the Creative zone, where you have full control over the look and feel of your images Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great landscapes, portraits, and action shots Find out how to get great shots in low light Fully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter With Canon EOS M: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you’ll learn not only what makes a great shot work–you’ll learn how to get that shot using your EOS M. And once you’ve captured the shot, show it off! Join the book’s Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your EOS M to get great shots at flickr.com/groups/eosmfromsnapshotstogreatshots.

Mastering Australian Payroll with Xero In A Day For Dummies

Author:Heather Smith

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1118572440

Total Pages:72

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If you’ve been using the cloud-based Xero system and running an existing payroll outside of Xero, or you’re looking to employ people for your small business in Australia, then this In A Day book is the resource you need. This book navigates through the payroll basics, and explains how to define payroll settings and set up employees. Mastering Australian Payroll with Xero In A Day For Dummies shows you how to define employee pay template settings, and helps you master some of the more advanced payroll functions in Xero. Employment expense is a significant chunk of outgoings for many businesses, so you want to make sure that you’ve covered all your bases, and that you’re meeting all of the relevant Australian compliance obligations. With this resource handy, you’ll be confidently processing payroll in Xero in no time — in fact, you’ll be there in just one day!

Canon EOS 90D For Dummies

Author:Robert Correll,Julie Adair King

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:1119674719

Total Pages:368

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Get excited about the Canon EOS 90D and all it can do! An amazing photo begins with a quality camera and the know-how to use it. If you’ve selected the Canon EOS 90D, you now have a digital camera that serves a range of photographers, from novices to professionals. It takes some know-how to take advantage of the camera’s upgrades to its sensor, shutter speed, and video capabilities. Fortunately, Canon EOS 90D For Dummies canhelp you maximize the potential of the camera and its features. Canon EOS 90D For Dummies lets you skip the photography class and start shooting high-quality images right away The book introduces the camera’s settings; explains how to take control of exposure, focus, and color; and shows how to put all this new-found knowledge to work to shoot great portraits or action shots. The book is co-written by a pair of photography pros who share their professional experience on how to apply simple techniques for great shots. Choose the best setting for your situation Manage focus and color Make the most of your lighting Understand camera settings Customize your camera to your needs Create remarkable photos and memories, whether you stick with user-friendly automatic settings or decide to dive into more advanced features. With your Canon EOS 90D and this book at your side, you can shoot quality video and capture moving subjects confidently.

Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D

Author:Jeff Revell

Publisher:Pearson Education

ISBN:0132366908

Total Pages:99998

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Now that you’ve bought the amazing Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera’s features to show you exactly how to use the Rebel to take great pictures. With Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level! Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer and author Jeff Revell, and you will: Learn the top ten things you need to know about shooting with the Rebel Use the Rebel’s automatic modes to get better shots right away Move on to the Creative zone, where you have full control over the look and feel of your images Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits Find out how to get great shots in low light Fully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter With Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you’ll learn not only what makes a great shot work—you’ll learn how to get that shot using your Rebel. And once you’ve got the shot, show it off! Join the book’s Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your Rebel to get great shots at flickr.com/groups/canonrebelt2i550dfromsnapshotstogreatshots.

Nikon D5100 For Dummies

Author:Julie Adair King

Publisher:John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:9781118160039

Total Pages:368

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A picture-perfect beginner guide to the new Nikon D5100 Eager to take a shot at using the exciting new Nikon D5100? Then this is the introductory book for you! Aimed at first-time DSLR shooters who need a friendly guide on how to use their camera, this straightforward book is packed with full-color images that help demonstrate how to use features of the Nikon D5100. Coverage explores the on-board effects, low-light settings, and automatic HDR shooting. Clear explanations detail the ways in which you can use the new features of the Nikon D5100 to add unique shots to your portfolio while an explanation of photography terms gets you confident and savvy with this fun DSLR camera. Covers basic camera controls and functions, shooting in auto mode, setting photo quality, and navigating menus and the view screen Introduces the basics of photography, including the settings that control lighting, exposure, focus, and color Addresses the new low-light and HDR settings Encourages you to use the new onboard effects features and shares tips for improving images with editing software Get a grasp on the fun Nikon D5100 with this fun and friendly guide!

David Busch's Canon EOS R5/R6 Guide to Digital Photography

Author:David D. Busch

Publisher:Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN:1681987090

Total Pages:496

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David Busch's Canon EOS R5/R6 Guide to Digital Photography is your all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the exciting new Canon EOS R5 and R6 full-frame mirrorless cameras. Enthusiasts can choose between the super-high resolution of the R5’s 45-megapixel sensor, or the superior low-light performance and action-friendly high-capacity buffer of the 20-megapixel R6. Both cameras boast continuous shooting up to 20 frames per second, in-body image stabilization, and 1,053 Dual-Pixel II phase-detection AF points for lightning-fast, precise autofocus. Their high-resolution OLED electronic viewfinders provide a bright, clear view. Three available adapters make it easy to supplement your R-mount lenses with a broad selection of legacy Canon EF and EF-S optics. The EOS R5 and R6 have wireless connectivity to allow linking to a computer and iOS or Android smart device, high-definition 4K and Full HD movie-making capabilities, and a versatile swiveling touch-screen LCD. With this book in hand, you can quickly apply all these advanced features to your digital photography, while boosting your creativity to take great photographs with your Canon EOS R5 or R6.

Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch's Canon EOS R5/R6 Guide to Digital Photography covers all this upscale camera's features in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy "roadmap" chapter, an easy-to-use visual guide to the cameras' features and controls. Learn when to use each option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author’s recommended settings for every menu entry. With best-selling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you'll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera’s capabilities, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced enthusiast, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Canon EOS R5/R6 today.

47 Things You Need to Know About Your Canon EOS Rebel T6

Author:David D. Busch

Publisher:Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN:1681984385

Total Pages:228

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If you’re a passionate photographer and eager to deploy all the creative options built into your Canon EOS Rebel T6, these 47 picture-taking principles are exactly what you need to take your work to the next level. With friendly mentor David Busch as your guide, you’ll quickly learn nearly four dozen easy, useful techniques for getting the most from your camera. You’ll learn:

• How to Take Great Portraits with Your Rebel

• Three Ways to Conquer Low Light

• Secrets of Dynamic Action Shots

• Key Principles for Beautiful Landscape Photographs

47 Things to Know About Your Canon EOS Rebel T6: David Busch's Guide to Taking Better Pictures teaches you how to shoot great images while mastering tools that let you freeze action (or add creative blur); use focus to place the center of attention on your subject; or add an artistic look using the T6’s built-in Creative Filters and Picture Styles. In this book, which is divided into 8 chapters that include 47 lessons, photo guru David Busch teaches you exactly how to apply your camera’s features imaginatively in a variety of situations.

Written in the author’s friendly and approachable style, and illustrated with examples that clearly show how each technique can help your photography, 47 Things to Know About Your Canon EOS Rebel T6: David Busch's Guide to Taking Better Pictures is designed to be an effective, fast, and fun way to learn how to use your camera, and use it well. Read an entire chapter, or browse topics that catch your eye one at a time, you quickly learn how to create amazing images with your Rebel. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Verdana} span.Apple-tab-span {white-space:pre}

David Busch's Nikon Z7 Guide to Digital Photography

Author:David D. Busch

Publisher:Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN:1681984660

Total Pages:544

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David Busch's Nikon Z7 Guide to Digital Photography is your all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the exciting Nikon Z7 compact mirrorless camera. This ground-breaking pro/enthusiast camera is built around a 45.7 megapixel back-illuminated sensor, that offers incredible image quality, especially when coupled with a new line of ultra-sharp S-series, Z-mount lenses. The affordable FTZ adapter allows you to use more than 300 different lenses in Nikon’s F-mount lineup, too. Five-axis in-body image stabilization provides up to five stops of anti-shake performance so you can hand-hold the camera at slower shutter speeds. With 493 phase-detect AF focus points, covering 90 percent of the frame, and the next-generation EXPEED 6 processing chip, the Z7 offers lightning fast focus for stills and both 4K and Full HD movie-shooting. The stunning 3.7 megapixel Quad VGA electronic viewfinder presents a crystal-clear image as you shoot. With this book in hand, you’ll master all the camera’s impressive features, and fine tune your camera skills as develop your creativity taking great photographs with your new Z7.

Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch's Nikon Z7 Guide to Digital Photography covers all the camera's capabilities in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy visual guide to the Z7, with close-up photos and descriptions of the camera's essential features and controls. Learn when to use each option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author’s recommended settings for every menu entry. With best-selling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you'll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera’s capabilities, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced enthusiast, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Nikon Z7 today.

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David Busch's Sony Alpha a7C Guide to Digital Photography

Author:David D. Busch

Publisher:Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN:168198749X

Total Pages:448

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David Busch's Sony Alpha a7C Guide to Digital Photography is the most comprehensive resource and reference for Sony’s ultra-compact 24-megapixel full frame mirrorless camera. The a7C packs large sensor image quality and low light performance into the world’s smallest full-frame camera with in-body five-axis image stabilization. The perfect companion for travel photography under the most demanding conditions, it’s also fast enough for 10 frames-per-second action photography bursts, and delivers the resolution the most demanding landscape or fine-art photographer require.

With fast, sensor-based 693-point phase detect autofocus (with real-time face and eye tracking), and 4K and full HD video capabilities, the a7C has all the tools needed to take incredible still images and capture compelling movies and video blogs. This book will show you how to master those features as you explore the world of digital photography and hone your creativity with your a7C.

Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch's Sony Alpha a7C Guide to Digital Photography covers every feature of this camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy camera "roadmap" chapter, an easy-to-use visual guide to the camera's features and controls. Learn when to use every option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author’s recommended settings for each menu entry. With best-selling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you'll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera’s capabilities, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced enthusiast exploring full frame photography for the first time, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Sony a7C.