Welcome to the Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D, the most advanced entry-level digital SLR camera that Canon has ever introduced. "David Busch's Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D Guide to Digital SLR Photography" shows you how to make the most of your camera?s robust feature set, including 15 megapixel resolution, blazing fast automatic focus, the real-time preview system Live View, and full HD movie-making capabilities, to take outstanding photos and videos. You'll learn how, when, and, most importantly, why to use all the cool features and functions of your camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D's exposure modes, focus controls, and electronic flash options. This book is chock full of handson tips for choosing lenses, flash units, and software products to use with your new camera. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use your Canon EOS Rebel T1i/500D, and use it well.