Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the quick menu and interface lock, part of Fuji X-T1 Tips and Techniques.
- We've looked at a number of different commands…and customizations so far, and many of them…have required a trip into the X-T1's menu system.…Most of the features we've looked at…can be accessed from the quick menu.…Hit the Q button, and the quick menu will pop up.…You can navigate it using the D-pad…on the back of the camera and select different settings…for the currently highlighted option…by turning either command wheel.…Quick menu is dramatically faster…than navigating the normal menu system.…So this is a great option to familiarize yourself with.…By default, most of the items…in the quick menu are for JPEG shooters.…
You've got autofocus, zone select at the top…and white balance select, but everything else…in this upper section is for configuring JPEG processing.…That's great if you're a JPEG shooter…and having quick access to these critical…image quality controls is very handy.…The bottom row is highlighted in grey.…I'll be honest.…I cannot find any explanation…for what the grey highlighting means.…I assume this is just here to make these features…
In this course, photographer and educator Ben Long demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making the Fuji X-T1 far more responsive and effective. That way, you can focus on composition and creativity, and let your camera handle the rest.
- Using the viewfinder and LCD
- Understanding the F and E locks
- Improving focus on the Fuji X-T1
- Choosing third-stop shutter speeds
- Exploring shallow depth of field
- Spot metering
- Exploring autofocus modes
- Controlling JPEG and RAW image results
- Customizing menus and buttons
- Working with lenses and accessories