Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Exposure lock, part of Canon 60D 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'll encounter this problem.…The Exposure Lock control lets you meter a scene, then lock that exposure in as…you take multiple shots.…Locking the exposure is very simple.…It's this button right here that has the big asterisk above it.…There is nothing on the outside of the camera that tells you when Exposure Lock has happened.…So imagine, if you will, that you're looking through the viewfinder of a 60D, at a 60D.…
So you can see here your normal viewfinder. For Exposure Lock to work, the first…thing that has to happen is I need to meter.…So I'm going to half-press my Shutter button and now I've got a metering…1/100th of a second at F5.6. Now if I press the Exposure Lock button, you see…that little asterisk appears over there on the left-hand side.…That means no matter where I turn the camera, no matter what changes in my…
- 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
1. Getting to Know Your Canon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 28s
6. Using Drive Mode and the Self-Timer
7. Using Exposure Control Options
8. More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Functions
15. Using Custom Functions
16. Caring for Your Camera
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