Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Av mode feature on the Canon 7D Mark II, part of Performance Tuning the Canon 7D Mark II.
- There are, of course, three settings on the camera…that determine our overall exposure.…Those are the ISO setting, the lens aperture,…and the shutter speed.…And quite frankly, it doesn't matter…how we arrive at those specific settings,…as long as we arrive at good settings.…For me personally, most of the time,…although not all the time,…I prefer to use the aperture priority mode…in order to essentially facilitate the way…I think about exposure in terms of my camera settings.…In some situations I'll use manual mode,…every now and then I'll use the shutter priority mode,…but most of the time I'm using aperture priority.…
Allow me to sort of demostrate…and adjust some of these settings,…so we can see some of the settings…that I prefer to change from their defaults.…And also how I think about that exposure…as I'm working to finalize my overall exposure settings.…To begin with by default the ISOs setting…on the 7D mark two is set to auto ISO.…I prefer not to use auto ISO,…not that there's anything inherently wrong with auto ISO,…
The Canon 7D Mark II is photographer Tim Grey's favorite camera for his own work. In this course, he demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making your camera far more responsive. Learn how to adjust the size and quality of RAW and JPEG capture, add metadata such as copyright and geolocation data in-camera, set up custom exposure modes, and create time lapses by using the built-in intervalometer.
- Adjusting RAW mode options
- Setting copyright metadata
- Configuring back-button autofocus
- Configuring custom modes
- Working with the built-in flash and intervalometer