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In this course, photographer and author Ben Long details the features, controls, and options in the Canon 5D Mark III digital SLR. The course begins with an overview of what a digital SLR is and takes a tour of the basic camera components. Ben then discusses the basic camera operation: changing lenses, navigating the menus, shooting in automatic mode, reviewing and managing photos on the LCD screen, and transferring photos to a computer.
Next, the course introduces more advanced exposure options: program mode, exposure compensation, ISO adjustments, and more. After Ben briefly defines each option, he shows how to adjust it using the camera controls.
Ben also discusses white balance options, advanced metering and autofocus controls, flash, live view, and video shooting. The course ends with a chapter on maintenance, including sensor- and camera-cleaning and care tips.
If you would like to reset all of the camera's custom functions to their factory defaults without resetting all of the other commands and functions, you can come over here to the last page in the custom function tab, and you'll find Clear all Custom Functions. If I choose that, it asks me to confirm. I can say OK, and now all of my custom functions are back to where they were originally. So this is a nice way, if you get your custom functions a little messed up, you can wipe them back to where they used to be, and not lose the other settings you've made in the other menus.
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