Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Picture styles defined, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
When you shoot in JPEG mode, the computer inside your camera has to do a lot of things.…It reads the RAW data off the image sensor.…It converts it into a color image, then it applies your White Balance Settings,…sharpens your image, and finally compresses it into a JPEG file.…Along the way, it also possibly performs some image editing operations, changes…to saturation, contrast.…Picture Styles are collections of image editing operations that can be applied…to JPEG images when you shoot.…Your camera comes with a selection of Picture Styles that are tailored towards…specific subject matter.…
For example, the Portrait Picture Style will apply Color Corrections, and…Contrast Adjustments that will make skin tones look better.…If you're shooting RAW, Picture Styles have no effect on your image, because no…image processing takes place on RAW files inside the camera.…However, if you select a Picture Style other than Standard, a tag is set in your RAW file.…And if you then open that RAW file with Canon's Digital Photo Professional…
- 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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