Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Live View's drawbacks, part of Canon 60D Essential Training.
Live view is great for certain shooting situations, as we've discussed, but it…also has some drawbacks.…Running the LCD screen takes a tremendous amount of power.…This is why, if your battery is running low, it's a good idea to turn off the…image review on your camera, and to not spend any time looking at images…you've already shot.…Because live view requires the LCD screen, it is a big battery drain, so you…will want to keep an eye on your battery status if you're doing a lot of live view.…If you know you are heading into a situation that requires a lot of live view…shooting, then you might want to consider investing in some additional batteries.…
If you're trying to shoot unobtrusively in a darker environment, such as a…performance, or a concert, then the light from the LCD screen might be disturbing…to people around you.…In those instances, it's probably better to stay away from live view. But the…biggest drawback with live view shooting has to do with dynamic range.…Dynamic range is the range of darkest to lightest tones that you or your…
- 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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