Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting video, part of Learning the Canon 6D.
…There are a lot of video settings that you can adjust.…For example, you can change the frame size and…the frame rate, as well as other quality settings.…This is all done under the movie settings in the menu.…Press the Menu button and make sure you choose the Movie Record tab.…Choose Movie Record Size and press the Set button.…You'll now see different frame sizes, 1920 by 1080 is useful for recording a high…quality HD file, but you'll also find 1280 by 720, which is another flavor of HD.…
The 640 size is not very useful and…is standard definition video, which is not widely used anymore.…As you'll step through, you'll notice that there's different frame rates.…For example, for 720p, the only frame rate available is 60 frames per second.…If you're shooting PAL, you'll see a frame rate of 50.…For 1080, you can use a frame rate of 30, 25 or…24, which matches the standards for your country.…Now, there is a very important option to change in the Setup menu.…
From the third setup tab,…choose Video System, and you'll need to pick between NTSC and PAL.…
- 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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