Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing the Quick Menu options, part of Canon Digital SLR: Tips, Tricks, & Techniques.
- In addition to My Menu,…there's another way to get access to controls really fast,…and that's Quick Menu.…Now, Canon cameras come with a Q button.…Now on the 5DS and the 5D Mark III we find it…right above the scroll wheel, slightly to the left,…right up against the screen.…On the 6D it's directly above that scroll wheel.…And the Quick Menu enables you to access…settings and change them on the fly.…So let's take a look, I've got the 5DS set up,…and if I hit the Q button…we can automatically go in and see…all these different things that can be changed.…
So I can go from JPEG to,…let's go to raw.…Yeah, I like to shoot raw.…And, there.…So now it's set up to raw.…I can come over here, go from one shot,…to Servo.…So you can do all these different changes,…simply through Quick Menu.…So it's another shortcut.…Now, what they did, Canon did with the 5DS and 5DSR…is they introduced a way to customize the Quick Menu.…This is brand new, and I want to show you this feature.…
If we go into our menu, if we come to the tool icon…
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