Creative Filters On Mode Dial
Next mode is called Creative Filters on this one. And of course we're going to be controlling these filters by going into the Quick Mode and then we're gonna have access to being able to change our camera into some very unusual filter modes up here. Now, you can also change the strength of these filter modes by turning the front dial once you are in these modes here. So, let's go ahead and take a look at some examples and so your Normal JPEG. We can go to a Grainy Black and White, which simulates what grainy film used to look like. Three different contrast levels that you can choose from. We have Soft Focus, which would be more typically used on a portrait and so if you want to soften the photo up like you're using a soft focus filter, it'll be different standards that you can set that to. We have a Fake Fish-eye, it's digital warping of the image. And so if you like that Fish-eye look, you can do that digitally without buying any sort of Fish-eye lens. We have Art Bold, which is contr...
olling the saturation and contrast. Water painting effect, which gives us a very different faded-out look here. But, it's almost like a line drying. We have Toy Camera effect, which plays around with the saturation and the colors, adds a little bit of a vignette or a darkening of those corners. And then we have a Miniature effect, which blurs out the top and bottom of the photograph, so that just the middle is in focus which makes it look like a miniature photograph in some ways. There's also a High Dynamic Range, where it's trying to boost the brightness of the shadows and hold the highlights within a certain realm and there's many different standards that you can set to that. And so, if you like Instagram filters, or you want to play around righting your camera to get different types of shots, then this is gonna be a fun mode for a lot of people to play with. And let me show you real quickly on the camera, on my camera, how to do some of this. So we'll put it into the Creative Assist Mode on the top, which are the little filters there. And, if we hit the the Q button, we can change our different modes. Okay, let's do the Water Painting effect here. That's kind of a pretty significant one. And you'll notice down here on the left, there's a little green dial and an indicator that indicates two out of three. If we turn the dial in the front of the camera, we can change the strength of this particular impact by turning that dial. So, if I put the Q button, I can go select something else. Let's do the Fish-eye, that's kind of a wonky one. And so, and now we got it in the Fish-eye mode. And we should have our little indicator down here, so that we can control how much Fish-eye we want in our particular photograph. And so, it's not giving you the wide-angle view of the Fish-eye, it's just giving you the bulging look of a Fish-eye. And so if we take it out of this mode, you'll see what it normally looks like there. And so goofy, fun modes, wouldn't use them all the time, I'd recommend not using them too much. Be very, very prudent about using them, but they are some kind of fun things in it. It's nice to have it done in camera so you don't need to use any other programs in order to create it, you can have it done right in camera, ready to go.
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