Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Shutter Priority mode, part of Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5) Essential Training.
In Program mode, when you meter a scene by half-pressing the Shutter button, the…camera calculates an appropriate shutter speed and aperture.…There will be times though when you know that you're going to want a lot of…control of shutter speed.…Maybe you are shooting a sporting event and you know that you want to…perfectly freeze motion.…So you want to make certain that the camera is always using a fast shutter speed.…Or, maybe you are shooting a landscape with some moving water in it and you know…that you want that silky smooth blurry water in all your shots.…So you want to be certain that you're always using a slow shutter speed.…
In Shutter Priority mode, you can choose the shutter speed that you want.…And when the camera meters, it will automatically pick a corresponding aperture…that will yield a correct exposure.…Shutter Priority is marked on the mode dial with TV,…That's Time Value, because again I am going to be dialing in the time, the…shutter speed that I want, and the camera is going to calculate a…
- 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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