Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Activating Live View, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
As we've seen one of the great advantages of an SLR is that you have a…viewfinder that looks through the same lens that exposes the sensor.…However, there are times when looking through that viewfinder is actually kind…of a hassle, maybe the camera is on a tripod, difficult to see position or…perhaps you're shooting a portrait and you prefer to look directly into your…subject's eyes, rather than hiding behind the camera.…For those situations, Live View might be a preferable way to work.…In Live View, the camera's LCD screen becomes a viewfinder, just like on a…point-and-shoot camera.…
The camera takes the image that's being captured by its sensor, and it puts…it immediately up on the screen, so that you can see what the camera is…actually capturing.…One advantage of Live View is that you see absolutely 100% of the area captured…by your camera, as opposed to the roughly 96% of the scene that you get when you…look through the normal viewfinder.…Activating Live View on the D7000 is very simple.…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Nikon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 11s
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Using the Exposure Control Options
8. More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Modes
15. Using Custom Settings
16. Retouching Images
17. Caring for Your Camera
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