Change the number of bracketed shots Canon 5D Mark III


show more The default setting for the auto bracketing feature on your Canon 5D Mark III is three shots. Under the custom tab, you can change the number of shots. In most cases, you will find the default setting the most useful, but having a choice can come in handy. Learn more about bracketing and changing the number of bracketed shots in this online video. show less
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Changing the number of bracketed shots

By default, your Mark III's auto bracketing feature is configured for three shots, but you can change that if you want, using this custom function. I am here on the first page of my custom functions tab, Number of bracketed shots. I can choose between the 3, 2, 5, and 7. If you're an HDR shooter, you might be interested in 5 or 7 shots, as that will give you a much wider selection of dynamic range. I really like the 2 shot option. Very often, when I'm looking at a confusing exposure situation, usually what I'm confused about is only one direction or the other.

Hmm, I am not sure if this shot should be taken as metered, or if it should be a little overexposed, or maybe a little underexposed. So with just two shots I can knock off those two different options, which I find very handy. And of course, there is the default for three, which is also, I think, a perfectly useful bracketing sequence for HDR. Note that you do also have the option of changing the Bracketing sequence; I...

Changing the number of bracketed shots
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The default setting for the auto bracketing feature on your Canon 5D Mark III is three shots. Under the custom tab, you can change the number of shots. In most cases, you will find the default setting the most useful, but having a choice can come in handy. Learn more about bracketing and changing the number of bracketed shots in this online video.

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