Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Auto lighting optimizer, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
Your eye has an incredible ability to see in low light.…This means that you can very often see details in shadow areas with your naked…eye while your camera will render those same areas as black and featureless.…The Auto Lighting Optimizer applies post -processing to your image in camera to…brighten shadow areas in your image.…Note that it doesn't just brighten the blacks.…It actually figures out where the shadowy areas are in your scene and it…brightens those without washing out all of the blacks in your picture.…By default, the Auto Lighting Optimizer is on.…
This is the icon for it right here.…And notice that little bar chart there, those three bars, that's to indicate…that we're currently on the middle setting.…If we go into the menu, to the second shooting menu, and down to Auto Lighting…Optimizer, we can see that there are three settings and an OFF position.…We are in the Standard setting which is applying a certain amount of correction.…I can if I want to go to Lower setting less correction, or Stronger setting…
- 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
Q: Will the lessons in this course work with the Canon T3 too?
A: The main differences between the Canon T3i and the T3 are some video capabilities. Other than that, and some minor menu differences, you should be able to use the lessons in this course with the T3 with no issues.
1. Getting to Know Your Canon Digital SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
6. Using Drive Mode and the Self-Timer
7. Using the Exposure Control Options
8. Using More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
What is a scene mode?1m 8s
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Functions
15. Caring for Your Camera
Firmware updates1m 24s
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