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Left Side of the Camera

Lesson 16 from: Canon Rebel T6s/T6i Fast Start

John Greengo

Left Side of the Camera

Lesson 16 from: Canon Rebel T6s/T6i Fast Start

John Greengo

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16. Left Side of the Camera

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Left Side of the Camera

00:00:02.04 --> 00:00:03. All right let's jump over to the left side of the 00:00:03.7 --> 00:00:06. camera and we have our flash up we've kind of already 00:00:06.47 --> 00:00:08. talked about this. The first one pops the flash up 00:00:08.68 --> 00:00:11. in the more manual modes like manual program time 00:00:11.77 --> 00:00:14. value aperture value second press enters the flash 00:00:14.71 --> 00:00:16. mode that's kind of the shortcut to the flash mode 00:00:18.58 --> 00:00:20. all the lenses are going to have well not all the 00:00:20.95 --> 00:00:23. lenses but virtually all the lenses are going to have 00:00:23.69 --> 00:00:26. a focusing switch and that needs to be in auto focus 00:00:26.65 --> 00:00:29. if you want the camera auto focus there's just a couple 00:00:29.6 --> 00:00:32. of special type of lenses that cannon makes that our 00:00:32.08 --> 00:00:35. manual focus on lee there's a number of lenses for 00:00:35.9 --> 00:00:38. from other manufacturers that are manual ...

focus. But 00:00:38.75 --> 00:00:40. most of the lenses that are going to be put on this 00:00:40.95 --> 00:00:43. camera are auto focus and we'll be a switch on the 00:00:43.31 --> 00:00:46. lens for that in general I would leave it in auto 00:00:46.21 --> 00:00:47. focus. It does a very good job. 00:00:48.98 --> 00:00:51. Some lenses not all. Maybe half of them will have 00:00:51.98 --> 00:00:54. a stabilization feature and this is a feature that 00:00:54.64 --> 00:00:59. is great for hand holding. It stabilizes the lenses 00:00:59.28 --> 00:01:02. or the whole system so that you can shoot under lower 00:01:02.56 --> 00:01:05. light and under slower shutter speeds provided that 00:01:05.69 --> 00:01:08. your subjects are not moving around too much and so 00:01:08.38 --> 00:01:11. it's a very handy device tohave ina lands and so it's 00:01:11.43 --> 00:01:13. something to look forward to when you're looking at 00:01:13.91 --> 00:01:14. lenses 00:01:15.81 --> 00:01:17. there is a speaker so when you do playback movies 00:01:17.97 --> 00:01:19. that's where the sound is coming from 00:01:20.48 --> 00:01:22. and let's take a look inside some of the different 00:01:22.98 --> 00:01:27. little doors over on the side so first door on the 00:01:27.3 --> 00:01:30. right is our audiovisual out and so if you wanted 00:01:30.39 --> 00:01:33. to download photos straight from the camera to your 00:01:33.73 --> 00:01:36. computer you would hook up the supplied accessory 00:01:36.61 --> 00:01:39. cord to your computer but there's a better way of 00:01:39.18 --> 00:01:42. doing it I'll show you in a moment if you wanted to 00:01:42.31 --> 00:01:45. hook your camera up to an hd tv so that you could 00:01:45.06 --> 00:01:48. show movies and photos and a slide show format on 00:01:48.68 --> 00:01:51. a tv you would hook up through an hd my port which 00:01:51.47 --> 00:01:54. is very common on all the hd tvs out these days 00:01:56.34 --> 00:01:59. in door number two is going to be a remote control 00:02:00.02 --> 00:02:04. for the cannon rs sixty e three or a variety of other 00:02:04.59 --> 00:02:07. types of remote ce that use that two point five millimeter 00:02:07.24 --> 00:02:10. jack and it's a very simple remote for triggering 00:02:10.17 --> 00:02:13. the shutter without actually touching the camera itself. 00:02:13.92 --> 00:02:16. It also does have a lock mode so that if you do want 00:02:16.25 --> 00:02:19. to do a longer exposure you can do a bulb exposure 00:02:19.66 --> 00:02:22. where the shutter stays open for longer than thirty 00:02:22.91 --> 00:02:23. seconds. 00:02:25.42 --> 00:02:28. The bottom port is a three point five millimeter standard 00:02:28.4 --> 00:02:31. microphone port. So if you want to hook up an external 00:02:31.07 --> 00:02:34. microphone for better quality sound if movies aaron 00:02:34.2 --> 00:02:37. starting teo are important to you good quality sound 00:02:37.36 --> 00:02:40. is critical. And so having good quality sounds means 00:02:40.53 --> 00:02:42. having an external microphone that's not picking up 00:02:42.93 --> 00:02:45. all the noises of the camera itself. 00:02:47.82 --> 00:02:50. Out in front, around the lens collar a little bit 00:02:50.43 --> 00:02:53. is the depth of field preview button. So what this 00:02:53.28 --> 00:02:56. is doing is it's going to stop the lens down to its 00:02:56.29 --> 00:02:59. working aperture? Because normally the aperture is 00:02:59.38 --> 00:03:02. wide open and it's on ly stopped down when you take 00:03:02.18 --> 00:03:06. a photo, but if you want to do it on your own just 00:03:06.11 --> 00:03:09. to see what it's gonna look like with a given aperture, 00:03:09.35 --> 00:03:12. you will be able to see that in the lens. So let's, 00:03:12.1 --> 00:03:13. see if this works, I'm going to try to do a demo pointing 00:03:13.95 --> 00:03:16. straight at the camera. And so I need to point my 00:03:16.73 --> 00:03:19. camera right at the camera here and I'm gonna put 00:03:19.71 --> 00:03:23. my camera in aperture value and I'm going to put an 00:03:23.8 --> 00:03:28. aperture of temperatures. Let's, just do an aperture 00:03:28.01 --> 00:03:31. of two point eight. Now remember, this is a one point 00:03:31.93 --> 00:03:34. eight lens and where's my button, my buttons down 00:03:34.23 --> 00:03:37. here on the side so you can see that aperture closing 00:03:37.36 --> 00:03:42. down so let's close it down too, all the way to f 00:03:42.17 --> 00:03:45. twenty two and you can see the little tiny opening 00:03:46.12 --> 00:03:48. very hard to see what reflections the light let me 00:03:48.09 --> 00:03:50. just adjust the lens a little bit there we go. 00:03:54.42 --> 00:03:55. So 00:03:56.17 --> 00:03:57. can I change the aperture? Well, I'm 00:04:00.68 --> 00:04:03. actually, it might be better. Even. I don't know if 00:04:03.11 --> 00:04:06. this will work. Help run, button. There we go. Now 00:04:06.96 --> 00:04:10. we got it. This is why we practice everything ahead 00:04:10.36 --> 00:04:12. of time in pre shell. And so you can see the different 00:04:12.82 --> 00:04:15. apertures that the lens is closing down, too. And 00:04:15.59 --> 00:04:18. it's basically turned on and off by me, pressing the 00:04:18.34 --> 00:04:19. button on the camera. 00:04:21.54 --> 00:04:23. So that's, our depth of field preview it's, something 00:04:23.98 --> 00:04:27. that I would use outside if I was trying to get everything 00:04:27.16 --> 00:04:29. in focus. And I had the lens stopped down to f sixteen 00:04:29.75 --> 00:04:32. or f twenty two, and I wanted to see. Is this going 00:04:32.93 --> 00:04:35. to be in focus or not? Now, to be honest with you, 00:04:35.61 --> 00:04:37. I'd probably just shoot a photo and look at it on 00:04:37.79 --> 00:04:40. the back of the camera, but sometimes it's so bright, 00:04:40.27 --> 00:04:42. it's, hard to see the back screen of the camera, and 00:04:42.71 --> 00:04:45. so it's. Easier to do it inside the viewfinder like 00:04:45.41 --> 00:04:47. this and so it's. Not something that's really common, 00:04:47.59 --> 00:04:50. but it used to be a very high end professional feature 00:04:50.77 --> 00:04:53. on cameras. But here it is on essentially the entry 00:04:53.72 --> 00:04:54. line with cannon.

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Feeling pretty good about my T6s purchase! John's teaching style was fabulous, and I am left feeling pretty confident and a lot less overwhelmed!

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As a student of John's for the past 2 years with the Fundamentals of Photography, the Nikon D3300 and D5500, I recently traded my Nikon D3300 for the Canon EOS Rebel T6i. As always, the training was superb, easy to understand, and I feel better in being able to use a digital camera. The reason for the switch in manufacturers was because of the ease of use of the Canon. I look forward to referring back to the lessons if I need a refresher course. Thank you, John. Your teaching is starting to click, finally.

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