Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Creative Auto mode, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
If you're up on your exposure theory, then you know already that shutter…speed is used to control motion stopping in your image while aperture is used…to control depth of field and both together are used to govern how light or…dark your image is.…If you're new to photography, then you may still be a little fuzzy about which…parameter does what and how to control them even though you understand the…creative possibilities of motion control, and depth of field.…Creative Auto mode is a variation of your camera's Auto mode that provides you…with a less technical interface for deciding how much depth of field you want,…and what kind of color treatment you want on your image.…
It also gives you a different way of choosing Drive mode and Flash Options.…Creative Auto mode is a mode, so I get to it from my mode Dial.…I switch over here to CA, that's Creative Auto, and my camera tells me I'm…in Creative Auto mode.…I am going to half press to go right to my Status Screen.…I see my Exposure Settings over here.…
- 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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