Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Program Shift mode, part of Up and Running with the Canon 6D.
…While program mode sets the shutter speed and…aperture automatically, program shift mode gives you a bit more influence.…You can try out different combinations of shutter speed and…aperture by rotating the main dial.…Each of these combinations will give you a proper exposure, but you can…influence the shutter speed and aperture to control motion blur and depth of field.…Rotate the main dial to the right for larger apertures, or lower f stops.…This will blur the background details.…It'll also give you faster shutter speeds which can help freeze motion.…
The aperture of your lens will limit this setting however.…Rotate the main dial to the left for smaller apertures or higher f stops.…This will increase the depth of field and…rely on slower shutter speeds that blur motion.…All of the combinations you choose will still result in a properly exposed photo.…You can rely upon exposure compensation to further influence this exposure.…Program shift mode allows you to change the shutter speed and…the aperture to influence the exposure.…
- 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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