Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video The LCD monitor, part of Learning the Canon 6D.
…On the back of the 6D is a large LCD monitor.…This bright LCD can be viewed from just about any angle, when you're…standing behind the camera, and this monitor serves five real purposes.…You can review images on the LCD monitor.…You could do this immediately after you take a photo, or you can use…the camera's playback controls to browse through the photos on your memory cards.…You can use the LCD monitor as a live view display as you're shooting.…This is an alternative to looking through the viewfinder.…And many photographers find it useful.…
Additionally, when you're shooting video,…the LCD monitor is really the only way to see your scene.…That's because the camera's mirror is in the locked up position when…shooting video.…So the viewfinder isn't an option.…You can turn on an electronic level to help you balance the camera's horizon when…shooting in landscape mode.…You can also use the LCD monitor to view your camera's menu options and…make changes to the camera.…And lastly, you can use the LCD monitor to see the shooting function settings.…
- 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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