Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Exposure lock, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
There will be times when you'll want to shoot multiple frames with different…compositions but use the same exposure settings for all of them.…Panoramas are the most common situation where you will encounter this problem.…The Exposure Lock control lets you meter a scene, then lock that exposure in as…you take multiple shots.…The Exposure Lock or AE Lock button is this one right here, the one with the…little asterisk above it.…And it's very simple.…I press the Shutter button halfway to meter and then press this button.…
Now you're not going to see anything back here, but in your viewfinder, you'll…see this same little asterisk appear over on the left-hand side.…That indicates that exposure is locked and it won't change no matter what you're…pointing the camera at.…It will stay locked until metering times out.…That is, once my meter readings here disappear, then the Exposure Lock is broken.…Exposure Lock can also be a critical tool when shooting in Aperture or Shutter…Priority mode as we'll see later.…
- 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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