Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting ready to shoot, part of Learning the Canon 6D.
…Let's get ready to shoot.…To do this, we need to attach a few items to the camera.…One of the greatest advantages of shooting with an SLR camera is the ability to…switch lenses based on shooting scenarios.…This gives you a lot of flexibility and potential power.…For example, you might attach an 85 millimeter lens for…shooting street photography, or a fast prime lens for…a concert, or maybe a zoom lens to give you flexibility in different situations.…Or, maybe you need to shoot product closeups with a macro shot.…In any case, attaching a lens is very easy.…
First, make sure the camera is powered down.…You don't want to have that sensor charged up and have it pull in any dust.…Then, carefully remove the body cap, and you want to set that aside.…Keep in mind, this cap should be used whenever a lens is not attached,…because it protects the sensor as well as other delicate items inside the camera.…Next, remove the lens cap from the back of the lens, and set that aside as well.…Now, there's two dots you need to be concerned about.…
- 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
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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