Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Custom menus, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
If you've been using your camera very much, you've probably found that it's a…little bit of hassle having to navigate from menu to menu to find the particular…function that you want.…Fortunately the Rebel has this cool custom menu over here called My Menu, which…let's me put only items that I want in here.…So, for example, let's think about some functions that we use regularly and…add them to this menu.…I regularly use, for example, the Format menu.…So I'm going to go in here top My menu settings and I want to Register to My…Menu, registering is simply the process of adding an item to the menu.…
When I select that I get a list of every menu option that the camera offers, and…now I just have to go through and find the one I want.…They're presented in the same order that they are in the normal menu hierarchy.…So I'm going to go down here till I find the Format, hit the Set button.…It asks me to confirm that I want to register that, so I'm going to say OK, and…now that's in My menu.…Let's look around to find some other things. I tend to do a lot of bracketing, so…
- 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
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.