Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Red-eye reduction, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
If you take a flash picture of someone and you're at such an angle that the…light from your flash bounces off the back of their eyeballs and their eyes…might look all red and creepy in the resulting image.…This doesn't happen too often with an SLR, because the flash on the camera is…far enough from the lens and it's difficult to get that exact angle that will…create the red eye effect, but it can happen.…If it does, then you'll want to enable the Red Eye Reduction Flash which works…by firing some initial small bursts of light to close down the irises in your…subject eyes before it fires the full strength real flash.…
To activate Red Eye Reduction, go into the menu, first Shooting menu, second…from the bottom Red-eye Reduction, defaults to Disabled.…I'm going to switch that to Enable.…Now when I press the, with the flash up, when I half press the shutter button to…meter, you can see this lamp on the front lights up.…This is what it's trying to shine into my subject's eyes to get their irises to…
- 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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