Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Exposure level increments, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
By now you should be comfortable with Exposure compensation and the Exposure…compensation readout right here.…When I adjust Exposure compensation, by default I'm going in 1/3 stop…increments, so that's one stop of over exposure.…This is 2/3 of a stop.…That's 1/3 of a stop.…If you prefer to think in half stop increments or if you don't want that much…granularity between your big exposure compensation chunks, there's a custom…function you can change.…I'm going to go here into menu and go into Custom Functions, and the very first…thing is Exposure level increments.…
By default, I'm at 1/3 of stop.…If I want I can hit OK, scroll down to here and choose 1:1/2-stop.…Now, you notice that my Exposure compensation readout only has one notch…between each full stop, so that's 1/2 stop of overcompensation and that's one full stop.…So if you prefer thinking in half stops rather than whole stops that's just an…easy way to simplify things.…
- 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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