Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting in Continuous (burst) mode, part of Learning the Canon Rebel SL1 (100D and Kiss X7).
- Out of the box, your camera shoots a single photo…with each push of the shutter release button.…However, there are some situations where it could be useful…to shoot several photos in rapid-fire succession.…For example, to catch the action of an athlete,…or perhaps the perfect expression of a laughing child.…Remember, card space is pretty cheap, so cover your bases…and get a few extra shots in by using what's often called…Burst mode, or Continuous Shooting mode.…In Continuous mode, your camera captures…a continuous stream of photos.…
The camera stores the shots in a special area…of the memory called a buffer.…Now when this buffer gets full,…the camera has to transfer the photos to your memory card.…It's going to essentially stop shooting…until there's room in the buffer again.…Now if you're using a fast memory card,…this can really let you shoot longer in Continuous mode,…as it will transfer the files quicker.…With Continuous Shooting mode,…you can capture about four frames per second.…To get this rate, you'll need…
Want to get up and running even faster? Check out the "Quick Start" chapter to learn how to use your 100D straight out of the box.
- Reviewing the lens controls
- Changing image format and size
- Adjusting ISO and exposure compensations
- Using Program Shift mode
- Exploring Autofocus
- Focusing manually
- Shooting in Continuous (burst) mode
- Switching between metering modes
- Shooting with flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look
3. Shooting in Program Auto Exposure Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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