Change the ISO Canon 5D Mark III


show more Increasing the Canon 5DS Mark III's ISO speed allows you to boost its sensitivity to light so that you can more easily take pictures in low-light. A low ISO, on the other hand, produces a smoother image without as much--or any--noise. Changing the ISO on digital cameras is easy, and you can do so at any time to adjust to changing light conditions. In this training video, you will learn how to change your camera's ISO. show less
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Changing the ISO

One of the great advantages of digital cameras over film is that you can change the ISO on your camera from shot to shot. As you increase ISO, the image sensor in your camera becomes more sensitive to light, which means you can use faster shutter speeds, and smaller apertures. Now, you'll most often increase ISO when light levels drop low enough that your shutter speeds go too low for handheld shooting, but you might also increase ISO if you want to use smaller apertures to capture deeper depth of field.

If you're not clear on when and how to effectively use ISO, check out my Foundations of Photography: Exposure course. Setting ISO on the Mark III is very easy. This is the ISO button right here. It's also the flash exposure compensation button. Most importantly, it's a different shape from the other buttons. It's concave instead of convex, and it's bigger than the back screen light button over here. The reason I say that's important is that if I'm looking ...

Changing the ISO
Video duration: 2m 14s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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Increasing the Canon 5DS Mark III's ISO speed allows you to boost its sensitivity to light so that you can more easily take pictures in low-light. A low ISO, on the other hand, produces a smoother image without as much--or any--noise. Changing the ISO on digital cameras is easy, and you can do so at any time to adjust to changing light conditions. In this training video, you will learn how to change your camera's ISO.

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Photography
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5D Mark III
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