Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Motor drive modes, part of Photography 101.
- Every DSLR or mirror less camera is going to have a drive…button on it.…This is the button that controls whether you take one…picture when you push the shutter button down,…or you take a series of pictures.…You'll also find things like the self timer and sometimes…even auto brackening controls under the same function.…So first let's take a look at where we find them…on a variety of cameras and then take a look at what they…look like in the camera and what they actually do.…Starting with the Canon here, you'll see this one has…a drive button that actually says drive on it.…Simply push that button down and then spin the back dial…to go between single and multiple exposures.…
This will also take you into the self timer mode.…On the Sony, the drive icon is represented by a stack…of rectangles, that's to illustrate a stack of photos…and you're gonna see that on a lot of cameras as well.…Typically it'll either the say the word drive…or it'll have a stack of rectangles.…If you just push that button and then spin one of the dials…
- Adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- Controlling autofocus
- Using buttons to change focus, metering, and shooting modes
- Carrying a camera like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively and changing your point of view
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
1. Carry and Hold A Camera Like a Pro
2. Stabilize the Camera
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Push Your Buttons
6. Control Your Auto Focus
Focus peaking1m 21s
8. Change Your Point of View
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