Back to Basics with your Canon
Whether you’re a beginner with a new Canon DSLR or a seasoned EOS enthusiast, we’ll get you started on the right track in 2018 with our back to basics refresher course
21 tips on batteries and memory cards, basic menu settings, camera modes explained, all the way to advanced skills like depth of field and HDR
There are more superb entry-level Canon EOS DSLR cameras catering to beginners than ever, in the slinky shapes of the Canon EOS 1300D, 200D, 750D/760D and 800D. More up-market enthusiast models range from the latest 77D to the venerable 80D and the power-packed 7D Mk II to the highly advanced fullframe 6D Mk II. Then there are the professional-level 5D Mk IV and 5DS/R models that offer more advanced pro features and a bigger megapixel count on their full-frame sensors.
While Canon is something of a legend for keeping things as simple as possible, any DSLR can be a daunting prospect for newcomers. We’re here to give you a helping hand. On the following pages we’ll cover the basics, from setting up your new camera kit, to making the most of simple shooting modes before progressing to more advanced camera techniques. Sure enough, there’s a lot to learn but the great thing is that you can start simple and get great results in next to no time, while also learning new tricks and techniques along the way. Ultimately, it should be a rewarding, highly enjoyable, and long-lasting experience. Month by month, we’ll be there with you, every step of the way. Let’s make 2018 a year to remember.