Set the date and time Canon 5D Mark III


show more The Canon 5D Mark III includes detailed information about every picture you take, including the date and time the picture was taken. This is an excellent feature that can help you keep your photographs organized, allow you to find photos that were taken on a specific date. However, for this feature to work effectively, you need to make sure the date and time is set correctly. This video tutorial will teach you all the steps for setting the date and time. show less
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Setting the date and time

Your camera has a clock and calendar in it. Every time you take a picture, the date and time are stored in the resulting image file. This can be really handy when you're editing, not just to find out when you took a picture, but for sorting your images, or searching for image shot on a particular day, but also for geo-tagging your images. With the right hardware and software, you can add longitude and latitude data to your images in postproduction, but for all of that to work, you have to have the camera's clock set properly. To change the date and time, just drop into the cameras menuing system by hitting the Menu button. Press the Q button to work your way over to the setup category; that's the little wrench. And then use the joystick here to go to the second page; you'll see Date/Time/Zone.

I'm going to turn the wheel to get down there, hit the Set button, and here you can see that I've properly set my date and time already. The way this works is I just use the w...

Setting the date and time
Video duration: 1m 55s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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The Canon 5D Mark III includes detailed information about every picture you take, including the date and time the picture was taken. This is an excellent feature that can help you keep your photographs organized, allow you to find photos that were taken on a specific date. However, for this feature to work effectively, you need to make sure the date and time is set correctly. This video tutorial will teach you all the steps for setting the date and time.

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5D Mark III
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