This book is a handy field guide that goes beyond the standard camera manual. Author David offers practical tips on how to get the best from this versatile camera. Flagged as the world's smallest and lightest DSLR camera, and an ideal model for those stepping up from a smartphone or compact camera, Canon's Rebel SL1/EOS 100D packs an impressive specification into its petite body. With its 18.0 Megapixel CMOS sensor and fast DIGIC 5 Image Processor, the camera is capable of delivering high quality images, and boasts an impressive ISO range of 100-12800 for stills and 100-6400for video. To ensure crisp and clear photos and movies, the SL1's Hybrid CMOS AF II delivers accurate AF tracking during Live View shooting. The SL1 has an Optical Viewfinder in addition to a bright, wide Touch Screen 3.0" Clear View LCD monitor II. Special scene modes and Creative Filters are available in real-time display.