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A Short Course in Canon EOS 40D Photography book/ebook Spiral-bound – October 15, 2007

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About the Author

For the past three decades Dennis Curtin has been an editor, author, and publisher in photography and computing. His latest books on digital cameras and digital photography have been widely praised for their quality and simplicity. They have been widely used in schools, by most of the armed services, many police departments, and even a number of camera companies to train specialists in photography. On the publishing side, Dennis was editor-in-chief of one of Time-Warner's educational divisions and also held similar positions in Prentice-Hall's technology and engineering program and Prentice-Hall International. In those roles, he has worked extensively with Ansel Adams and other leading photographers of our generation. In his roles as publisher, editor, and author Dennis has been fortunate to edit, publish or write many best-selling books in photography and computing.
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Product Details

  • Spiral-bound: 156 pages
  • Publisher: ShortCourses.com; 1 edition (October 15, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1928873804
  • ISBN-13: 978-1928873808
  • Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,008,754 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By D. Wilson on November 30, 2007
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I like the course, very informative. I wish the spiral binder came in color but the PDF is in color. It has given me a lot of insight into the new Canon 40D and that is worth it. I have had a 20D for years but this camera is so much better I felt I needed a course to make sure I could use all the features. So far the book is giving me a lot of hints and information I did not get out of the manual.
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Quite expensive for black and white book that you could have produced yourself from the supplied CD. This also would have allowed you to print selected pages for reference. Format could be made more accessable and the poor web links need more info(animations of different settings seems a waste of web space).This is a better choice for the beginner Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital Photography
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This is an excellent book on the Canon 40D and no only explains the operation of the camera but also provides an excellent source of information on photography in general.

If this book was published on slick paper and in color with first rate pictures and diagrams it would be 5 stars for sure.
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Having recently upgraded from the Digital Rebel to the 40D and having never taken a photography course, I found the book very useful. The book provides lessons in photography within the context of using the 40D. In addition to providing the HOW; the book also provides the WHY. Yes, it could have been published in color but the book comes with a CD that provides color illustrations.

Overall a very good buy!
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Very informative, easy to understand with a lot of information about my camera. Good enough that I ordered another Short Course book about my Canon G 10 camera. It would be nice if the book was in color but this is taken care of with the DVD that comes with the book.
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