Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Operating conditions and temperatures, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
When you first get a new piece of gear you are of course very careful with it…and your proud of it and its great how clean it looks and all of that.…Fortunately that wears off.…I say fortunately, because your camera is actually quite durable and once you…get over trying to keep it pristine, you'll be more likely to take it into more…shooting conditions.…The T3i manual lists the working temperature for this camera as 32 to 104 degrees farenheit…that's 0 to 40 degrees celcius in 85% humidity or less.…Now it's a good idea to follow these guidelines, but to be honest, I have always…gone a little bit beyond them and I've never had any problems.…
Now I'm not saying that you can absolutely go into extreme heat or deep cold and…not have any issues, but my experience is that the specified temperature range…is a little conservative.…Fortunately, the camera will begin to exhibit certain symptoms when you start…pushing the limits of its temperature range.…If you're in extreme heat the camera will show you its temperature warning…
- 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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