Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a custom menu in camera, part of Performance Tuning Your Canon Digital SLR.
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- This a feature of Canon cameras…I've been really excited to share with you…and I've been holding back because I wanted to…spend some time going through the menus to see…just how much there is.…This is going to show you how to simplify all that.…We're going to notice, if I come all the way across,…I get to a star…and it says, "My Menu settings".…What this is is the ability…to take all the things you like to do and put it one place.…I can't tell you how many…Canon cameras I pick up from clients…and see nothing in the My Menu.…
It is such a great tool,…I can't encourage you enough to give it a try.…Let's go through and see how to register items.…Now, I'm using the Canon 6D for this demonstration.…My menu settings are…pretty similar to what I have in the Mark III…but the 6D has GPS and Wi-Fi…so those are two features I could put in the 6D…that I don't have in the Mark III.…And the 5DS has a couple of new features…that I would put in My Menu there.…Now, those new features we're going to talk about…pretty soon.…So let's work with the 6D and select My Menu…
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