Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Focus modes, part of Up and Running with the Canon 6D.
…Your cameras auto focus is pretty amazing.…Modern cameras can work with very low light and…can often recognize your subject automatically.…Most of the time, you'll want to rely on auto focus when shooting.…The auto focus mechanism can really work in two different ways.…The first method is what you've already learned.…Simply press the shutter button half way, and the camera focuses and locks focus.…When it beeps, or…the focus indicator turns on, you know that you're ready to shoot.…However, your camera can also be set to continuously track a moving subject.…
You learned about focus points earlier.…And to influence these, you'll need to track the subject.…Your camera offers three different auto focus modes.…First, make sure your lens is set to auto focus.…Now, turn the camera mode dial to one of the creative zones,…such as program, shutter priority, aperture priority, manual or bulb.…Press the auto focus button and turn either dial.…The displays and the viewfinder update to show you the auto focus mode selected.…
- Taking shots in Auto mode
- Using special scene modes
- Changing image format and size
- Changing ISO
- Adjusting exposure compensation in Program Exposure mode
- Focusing manually or with autofocus
- Changing the shutter release mode
- Adjusting exposure in the 6D
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Photography: Exposurewith Ben Long3h 24m Appropriate for all
Up and Running with DSLR Filmmakingwith Chad Perkins1h 10m Appropriate for all
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look at the Canon 6D
3. Shooting in Program Auto Exposure mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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