Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Remote controls and Bulb mode, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
A remote control is a must-have for certain types of shooting.…With a remote control, you can keep your hands off of your camera to reduce…camera shake during long exposures.…In a portrait shoot, a remote control can keep you from having to go behind the…camera which lets you maintain better rapport with your subject.…A wireless remote control or a remote control with a really long cord can make…self-portraits much easier.…Remote controls are also great for times when you've placed your camera in a…difficult to reach location like on a really high tripod.…Remote controls work great in conjunction with Bulb mode.…
In Bulb mode, as long as you hold the Shutter button down, the shutter will stay open.…So again, this is a great way for shooting long exposures because you've got…your remote control to keep your hands off the camera and the shutter will just…stay open as long as you hold that button down.…Remote controls are very easy to connect.…The Remote port on your Rebel is over here on the side right next to the other ports.…
- 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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