Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring Live View, part of Performance Tuning Your Canon Digital SLR.
- It's time to discuss Live View,…which is one of my absolute favorite features…of Canon cameras.…Starting with the Mark II, Canon really elevated…how Live View is used in everyday photography.…For myself and the way that I shoot,…I use the viewfinder for composing,…and I use Live View to actually shoot,…especially because I'm oftentimes on a tripod.…Now, for these three models,…there's a slight difference in setting up the Live View…so I'll describe that in a second.…The 5DS we're going to start with in the Menu.…You may notice occasionally I'm looking at a monitor…not the back of my camera on the menu…and that's because in order to give you the menu feed,…I have an HDMI out going to a monitor.…
So sometimes it looks a little bit odd.…We're going to go right into the Menu…and, again, we're in Shoot1, the very first menu,…and we come over to Shoot5, which is Live View function.…Live View shoot is already set to Enable, that's fantastic.…Auto Focus method, this is what you need…to really make sure the setting is what you need.…
In this course, photographer and educator Justin Reznick demonstrates a set of customizing strategies aimed at making a Canon DSLR far more responsive and effective. That way, you can focus on composition and artistic expression, and let your Canon handle the rest.
- Maximizing Live View
- Configuring Drive mode
- Working with bracketed settings
- Creating custom menus
- Configuring card slots in a multiformat camera
- Working with autofocus in the viewfinder