The Canon EOS 6D is Canon's smallest and lightest full-frame DSLR camera to date and boasts an extensive feature set. This full-color, portable guide goes beyond the owner's manual to deliver clear, succinct descriptions of how these features and functions work and explains how they affect the resulting photos.
Canon EOS 6D Digital Field Guide by Michael Corsentino
The Canon EOS 6D is Canon's smallest and lightest full-frame DSLR camera to date and boasts an extensive feature set. This full-color, portable guide goes beyond the owner's manual to deliver clear, succinct descriptions of how these features and functions work and explains how they affect the resulting photos. With the expert advice and clear instructions, the Canon EOS 6D Digital Field Guide makes this sophisticated camera accessible to even first-time DSLR users * Helps you to consistently achieve professional-level photography using the Canon EOS 6D * Walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions using step-by-step instructions and providing full-color images of each menu screen * Shows you how to get the exact shots you want, when you want them, and is packed with beautiful color photos * Shoot in Live View, choose the best settings for movie-making, and learn how to share your images and video online via the built-in Wi-Fi * Includes step-by-step techniques and professional tips on taking exceptional photos with your Canon EOS 6D Canon EOS 6D Digital Field Guide is packed with so much helpful advice for getting the most out of your Canon EOS 6D, you'll find yourself referencing it again and again
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Michael Corsentino is an award-winning contemporary wedding and portrait photographer, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom expert, author, national speaker, and workshop leader. Michael also writes for Photoshop User Magazine, Shutter Magazine, and Resource magazine. He is dedicated to education, and shares his lighting and posing secrets, post-processing techniques, workflow strategies, and shooting philosophy in his popular seminars.
Table of Contents
Key Canon EOS 6D Controls 2 The Canon EOS 6D Menu System 5 Setting the date and time 6 Setting the image quality 7 Choosing a Shooting Mode 8 Getting Sharp Focus 9 Putting it All Together 10 CHAPTER 1 A Map of the Canon EOS 6D 15 The Controls on the Canon EOS 6D 16 The front of the camera 17 The top of the camera 19 The back of the camera 22 The side of the camera 26 Lens Controls 27 The Viewfi nder Display 30 The Camera Menus 31 CHAPTER 2 Camera Setup and Image Playback 39 Setting Image Quality and Processing RAW Images In-Camera 40 JPEG format 40 RAW capture 43 RAW+JPEG 45 Processing RAW images in-camera 47 Improving Image Quality 50 Reducing digital noise in-camera 50 Correcting vignetting and color fringing 52 Working with Folders and Files 54 Creating and selecting folders 54 Setting and changing file numbering 56 Continuous 56 Auto reset 57 Manual reset 57 Changing Setup Options 58 Changing general setup options 58 Changing playback options 65 Magnifying images 66 Using Quick Control to adjust image playback 67 Searching for images and movies 68 Erasing and Protecting Images and Movies 68 Erasing images and movies 69 Protecting images and movies 69 CHAPTER 3 Working with Exposure 71 Setting Exposure Objectives 72 Defining exposure goals 72 Practical exposure considerations 72 Choosing an Exposure Mode 75 Basic Zone exposure modes 76 Scene Intelligent Auto mode 77 Creative Auto mode 78 Special Scene mode 81 Portrait mode 81 Landscape mode 82 Close-up mode 83 Sports mode 83 Night Portrait mode 84 Handheld Night Scene 84 HDR Backlight Control 85 Creative Zone exposure modes 85 Program AE mode 86 Shutter-priority AE mode 87 Aperture-priority AE mode 90 Manual mode 92 Bulb mode 94 Custom modes 94 Setting the ISO Sensitivity 95 Metering Light and Adjusting Exposures 99 Using metering modes 101 Evaluating exposures 103 Brightness histogram 103 RGB histogram 104 Modifying and bracketing exposures 106 Highlight Tone Priority 107 Safety shift 108 Auto Exposure Lock 108 Exposure compensation 109 Auto Exposure Bracketing 111 Creative Exposure Techniques 113 Making multiple-exposure images 113 Setting up for Multiple exposure mode shooting 114 Shooting in Multiple exposure mode 116 Shooting High Dynamic Range images 118 Selecting a Drive Mode 120 CHAPTER 4 Getting Sharp Focus 123 Understanding the Autofocus System 124 Cross-type sensors 124 High- and standard-precision sensors 124 Setting Up and Using Autofocus 126 Choosing an autofocus mode and point 126 Focusing on action 130 CHAPTER 5 Getting Great Color 133 Working with Color 134 Choosing a Color Space 134 Comparing color spaces 135 Setting the color space 137 Setting the White Balance 138 Setting a Custom white balance 140 Setting a specific color temperature 143 Fine-tuning white balance 145 Using White Balance Auto Bracketing 145 Using White Balance Correction 146 Working with Picture Styles 147 Choosing and customizing Picture Styles 148 Registering a new Picture Style 153 Using the Picture Style Editor 154 CHAPTER 6 Customizing the Canon EOS 6D 157 Custom Function Groups 158 Custom Function Menus 159 CFn I: Exposure 160 Exposure level increments 160 ISO speed setting increments 160 Bracketing auto cancel 161 Bracketing sequence 161 Number of bracketed shots 162 Safety shift 163 CFn II: Autofocus/Drive 164 AI Servo Tracking sensitivity 164 Accel/desel Tracking 165 AI Servo 1st image priority 165 AI Servo 2nd image priority 166 AF-assist beam firing 166 Lens drive when AF impossible 167 Orientation linked AF point 167 Superimposed display 168 AF Microadjustment 168 CFn III: Operation/Others 172 Dial direction during Tv/Av 172 Focusing Screen 173 Multi function lock 173 Warnings in viewfinder 174 Custom Controls 175 Setting Custom Functions 178 Registering Custom Modes 179 Customizing My Menu 181 CHAPTER 7 Using the Live View Shooting Mode 185 About Live View Mode 186 Live View Mode Features and Functions 187 Focus options 188 Aspect ratio 190 Exposure simulation 191 Silent shooting modes 192 Metering timer 193 Using a flash 193 Working with Live View Mode 194 Setting up to shoot 194 Using the Quick Control button 196 Using metering modes 196 Shooting in Live View mode 196 CHAPTER 8 Recording and Watching Movies 201 About Movies 202 Video standards 202 Video on the 6D 203 Preparing to Record 207 Choosing the resolution and exposure mode 207 The Movie menu settings 209 Movie shooting menu 1 209 Movie shooting menu 2 210 Focusing options 217 Setting the ideal shutter speed 218 Color, audio, and lighting settings 219 Recording a Movie 220 Starting the recording 220 Tips for recording better movies 223 Playing Back Movies on the Camera 224 CHAPTER 9 Working with Flash 225 Deciding Whether to Use Flash 226 Calculating Flash Exposure 226 Using E-TTL II Technology 228 Using Off-camera Flashes 230 Radio versus optical Speedlite systems 230 Multicamera remote shooting 233 Working with Canon Speedlites 233 Setting flash options 234 Flash function settings 236 Flash exposure compensation 239 Flash exposure bracketing 241 Flash Exposure Lock 241 Setting Up Wireless Flashes 243 Using a one-light setup 243 Using multiple Speedlites 245 CHAPTER 10 Using the Canon EOS 6D Wireless Features 251 Wi-Fi Capabilities 252 Wi-Fi settings 252 Sharing images and video on the web 266 The Canon EOS Remote App 270 GPS Features and Functions 274 GPS settings 275 Image geotagging 278 The Canon Map Utility 278 APPENDIX A How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker 279 The Gray Card 279 The Color Checker 280 Glossary 281 Index 291
Canon EOS 6D Digital Field Guide by Michael Corsentino
Digital Field Guide
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