Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Powering up, part of Up and Running with the Canon 6D.
…Not to overstate the obvious.…But your camera needs power in order to run.…While there are adapters to plug the camera into the wall,…most of the time you're going to run that camera off of a rechargeable battery.…And it's a good idea to make sure that,…that battery is fully charged before you use it for the first time.…You could do this with the charger that's included with your camera.…Now it's pretty simple.…Just take the new battery and line it up, there are some teeth there that…need to be fitted together, make sure that the contacts are facing inward, and…then slide it into place until it clicks, and it should hold.…
On the back, flip out the wall contacts and…this is what's going to get plugged into the wall.…If you're in a different country, they do make,…of course, adapters to go from these plugs to another set.…While the battery charges, these lights on the front are going to slowly flash.…And they'll show where it's at, depending upon the individual charge level.…When it's completely charged, the lights will turn solid and…
- 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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