Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Monochrome picture styles, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
Earlier when we looked at the list of picture styles that the Rebel provides you…saw that there was a monochrome one and you may think, wow, this is great.…This means that I can just shoot black and white images and see exactly what…they look like on the viewfinder, and that's good, because I often have trouble…visualizing what a black and white scene may look like.…That's all true, but still I really recommend that you do not use the…monochrome picture style.…One of the great advantages of black and white shooting is you can choose…exactly what shade of gray any particular object will be in your scene.…There is no the default right grayscale conversion from color when you're…shooting in black and white and if you use the monochrome picture style you're…using Canon's canned recipe for black and white, and it may be okay for some…images, but it's not going to be okay for all.…
You really don't want to give up that control of the color to black and white conversion.…If you'd like to know more about that, you can find out all the details 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
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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