Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Live view's drawbacks, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) 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 of 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's a big battery drain.…So you want to keep an eye on your battery status if you're doing a lot of Live View.…If you know you're 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 the darker environment such as a…performance or a concert, then the light from the LCD screen might be disturbing…to the 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 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
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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