Canon 5D Mark IV Experience - Douglas Klostermann

Canon 5D Mark IV Experience

By Douglas Klostermann

  • Release Date: 2016-11-22
  • Genre: Photography


Canon 5D Mark IV Experience goes beyond the manual to help you understand the features, settings, and controls of this powerful and customizable dSLR - plus most importantly how, when and why to use these functions and settings in your photography.

This guide will help you learn to use your EOS 5D Mark IV quickly and competently, to consistently make the types of images you desire. Take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create.

The e-book is designed for Intermediate and Enthusiast dSLR Photographers who wish to take fuller advantage of the capabilities of their camera, as well as Experienced Photographers coming to the 5D Mark IV from previous dSLR models.

Canon 5D Mark IV Experience focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the HD and 4K Movie Menus and settings. Sections include:

-Setting Up Your 5D Mark IV: Explanations of all the Menu options and Custom Function settings, with suggested settings.

-Camera Controls: Including how to make use of the powerful Custom Controls options.

-Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter Priority (Tv), and Manual (M) Modes: How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field, freeze or express motion, or take total control over exposure settings.

-Autofocusing Modes and Drive Modes: Using the 61-Point Viewfinder AF system and Live View-Movie AF system to capture sharp images of both still and moving subjects. Includes explanations of the AF Modes, Area Modes, and configuration AF Cases.

-Exposure Metering Modes: How and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation.

-Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance: Understanding these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations.

-Multiple Exposures, HDR, Interval Timer, and Time-Lapse Shooting: Explanations of these functions.

-Introduction to Video Settings: Explanations of the settings and options to get you started with HD and 4K video.

-The Image Taking Process: Descriptive tutorials for using the settings and controls.

-GPS, Wi-Fi, and optional Speedlight Flash Use: Settings and instructions.

-Composition: Tips, techniques, and explanations.

-Lenses and Photography Accessories: Choosing your next Canon lens, useful 5D Mark IV accessories, and recommended books.

What readers of Doug's previous Canon guides are saying:

Very clear and precise - It explains all the features of the camera and does this in a very clear and precise way, giving a detailed run through of the camera functions and controls as well as the operation and options of the menu system - and it does this without assuming you are an expert photographer to begin with. This is an excellent book to help with getting to grips with the camera, whether as a newcomer to the EOS world or upgrading from a previous version. -Camea

Best reference book for Canon - Well written and easy to understand. This book really helps one to be able to take advantage of all the features of my camera. A must have. -N.D

Will Save You A Month On The Learning Curve - This book clearly and practically walks the reader through every step of setting up and using the camera. A wonderfully well-organized book, it explains every feature and setting on the camera with recommendations on optimal setup choices and the reasoning behind each recommendation. This is the lowest cost, highest value accessory I could have purchased. -Robert

A Pro Right There With You - If you want to get the camera up and running with the feeling of a pro right there with you then I would strongly recommend it. His explanation is first class - all in all a great read. -Tim S.

Simplifies without technical jargon! - Klostermann has the unique ability to explain in very readable, easy-to-follow directions how to operate every facet of the camera. -Alan