Introduction to the Canon Digital Rebel XT

The XT can take great shots right out of the box, but understanding the controls and features of this camera can really unleash its potential. This Blue Crane Digital video walks you through how the cameras controls are designed to work together to capture the best image under all conditions. Each subject is contained in a separate chapter, so you can proceed at your own pace and later come back to an individual topic.

Cut weeks or months off your learning curve. This DVD not only gets you up and running with confidence, it does it in about ninety-five minutes! Take better pictures than you ever dreamed possible. You’ll come back to this video again and again.

Running Time: 95 minutes

Here is a sampling of the subjects covered in the video:

  • Making sense of the buttons and dials
  • Understanding the Basic Zones
  • AF Points – WHERE to focus
  • AF Modes – WHEN to focus
  • Time Value Setting – manipulating time
  • Aperture Value and Depth of Field
  • Depth of Field Preview Button
  • ISO
  • Filters and other accessories
  • Custom Functions – simplifying the process
  • White Balance / Color Temperature
  • Organizing your photos for easy retrieval
  • RAW files
  • Photoshop Elements
  • Digital Photo Professional
  • ArcSoft PhotoStudio
  • Composition – the heart of great pictures
  • Printing your Photos
  • And much more!
Canon Digital Rebel XTCanon Digital Rebel XT

where to focusWhere to focus the camera

Camera AEL buttonAE Lock Button

Photography Understanding Color TemperatureColor Spectrum and Kelvin Temperature

Photography bracketingBracketing – How and Why

custom camera functionsCustom Functions – Making the camera fit your style

controlling camera depth of fieldUnderstanding and controlling depth of field