Canon T2i Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an eBook user's guide and tutorial for the Canon Rebel T2i / EOS 550D. Learn to use your T2i quickly and competently to improve your photography and capture better images. Take control of your camera and the photos you create. As one reader said: "I don't know how I could fully take advantage of all the features the T2i has to offer without this publication! It's well-organized, easy to understand, and succinct enough to keep your attention while still containing a wealth of tips and tricks to get the most out of your camera." Canon T2i Experience is for intermediate and novice dSLR users who wish to get more out of their camera and to go beyond Auto and Program modes and shoot in Av, Tv, and M modes. It describes the settings, functions and controls of this advanced dSLR, plus explains when and why to use them. The guide covers basic camera functions and exposure concepts and explains more advanced camera controls and operation including using the various metering modes for obtaining correct exposures, controlling autofocus modes and focus points for sharp focus of still or moving subjects, and utilizing dramatic depth of field for professional looking photographs. This book focuses on still-photography with an introduction to video settings. Sections include: -SETTING Up Your Camera - All of the Menu settings and Custom Function options for the T2i / 550D, including movie menus, with brief descriptions and recommended settings. -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 have total control. -AUTO FOCUSING Modes and Drive Modes - How they differ, how and when to use them to capture sharp images of both still and moving subjects. Plus focus lock and back-button focusing. -EXPOSURE METERING Modes - How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation. Plus using exposure lock. -HISTOGRAMS, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance - Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations. -LENSES - Explanation of Canon lenses and choosing your next lens. -COMPOSITION - Brief tips, techniques, and explanations, including the creative use of depth of field. -THE IMAGE Taking Process - A descriptive tutorial for using the settings and controls to take photos. -PHOTOGRAPHY Accessories. -INTRODUCTION to Video Settings. This digital field guide to the Canon Rebel T2i is an illustrated e-book that builds upon the information found in the T2i manual, and will help you begin to master your dSLR and learn to use it to its full capabilities!