Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Live View, part of Learning the Canon 6D.
…Shooting with LiveView let's you see a preview of the image on the back…LCD panel.…LiveView is useful if you need to step out from behind the camera and…interact with your subject.…It can also be more comfortable if you're shooting using a short tripod or…the camera's being held overhead or low to the ground.…Keep in mind though, there are a few drawbacks.…The biggest is that LiveView will quickly eat up your batteries.…Running the LCD panel uses a lot of power.…So if you know you're going to be heading into a situation that requires a lot of…LiveView shooting or for example, you plan on shooting a lot of video,…which also uses LiveView, consider investing in some extra batteries.…
LiveView can also be distracting to others if you're shooting in…a dark environment such as a concert.…Keep in mind you can also see things on the LCD panel,…that the camera's file structure can't successfully capture.…So don't count on the dynamic range being an exact match.…Realize that you might see some things on the LCD panel that are not…
- 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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