How To Use Exposure Control In Canon Rebel T3I


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Exposure control

Just as with still shooting in movie mode the Rebel does a very good job of calculating exposure. There still might be times though when you want to override it and take some manual control and you have a couple of options for that. First of all, you have Exposure Compensation just like you would in still mode, so I'm going to half press to focus and meter and now I can press and hold my Exposure Compensation button and dial up and down. As I dial up my image gets brighter and you notice that's bringing out some more detail here in the shadowy parts of the camera, so that might be something I want. On the other hand, I've really blown out the background so maybe if my aesthetic was a little different I would want to underexpose to darken the image and calm the background down and plunge this into mysterious shadows if I'm doing my film noir version of a movie of a camera that's not moving.

However, like in still mode I have no control over how Exposure Compensation ...

Exposure control
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Exposure control provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5)

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