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Top 12 Settings to Change on the Sony RX100 VII

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Today we’re going to talk about the top settings that I change on my RX100 Mark VII. I just got it in and this is what I do when I get a camera. I change some settings. It’s a fun day when you get a new camera. I’m actually excited about this little camera. Even though I have the previous version of it, I think that there are some things that I’m really going to like, like the zero blackout on the display being able to shoot images fast, I’m just excited to be able to get to spend some time with the camera and bring back my thoughts and share them with all of you. So make sure to click the subscribe button on the channel because I will be putting out some content on this little camera soon.  Product Links:Sony RX100 VII Camera: http://jerad.link/rx100viiCamera Cage for Protection: http://jerad.link/rx100viicageSD Cards I Use: http://jer.fyi/64gbprosdcardSmall Camera Bag fits camera with or without the cage: http://jerad.link/lowepronewport30 Before we get started, the first thing that you’re going to want to do, is set the date and time and the appropriate time zone for your camera. Because if you don’t do this, you’re going to end up having issues with those photos when you go and upload them to services like Google Photos. It’s not going to have your photos organized or situated very well and it’s just going to be frustrating. So for me, I go ahead and customize all of this stuff so I don’t have to deal …

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Top 7 Settings to Change on the Sony a6400

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The Sony a6400 is here and ready for some testing but first I have some settings I need to change to make the camera more fluid to use. Over the years I have found on just about every camera I use, there are settings I want to customize. That is why there are there, to customize. Each of us has a different workflow when taking photos and like our cameras to respond a certain way. Though each camera brings new features, it is best to find what works well for you and set your camera up accordingly. I produce videos like these to help you learn more about your camera and it’s functionality. In this video, I share my Top 7 Settings I Changed on my Sony a6400. Enjoy! Check out the Sony a6400: https://jer.fyi/a6400Pelican SD Card Case: https://jer.fyi/sdcardcaseMy favorite SD Cards: https://jer.fyi/64gbprosdcardMy favorite compact portrait lens: https://jer.fyi/sony55mmMy favorite compact wide lens: https://jer.fyi/sony35mm Product links direct to Amazon.Com or BHPhotovideo.com Learn how to Ditch Auto and take better photos with our free Ditch Auto course: https://jerad.courses/p/ditch-auto-start-shooting-in-manual Let’s Get Started! Hey, what’s up? It’s Jerad with Ditch Auto, and I’m here with the Sony a6400. I’m gonna talk to you today about the top settings that I change first in this camera. Now, this is a popular video series that I do whenever I get a new camera. There are some settings that I like to customize. There are some things that I found that make these cameras a little bit easier to use. What’s funny is …

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Sony RX100 VI Top 10 Settings to Change

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When I get a camera, the first thing I do is change some of the default settings. I want to get the best the camera has to offer when I capture photos and video. Here are my Top 10 settings I changed first on the Sony RX100 MK VI. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI: http://jer.fyi/rx100vi Sony AGR2 Attachment Grip: http://jer.fyi/rx100grip Sony PCKLM15 LCD Protector: http://jer.fyi/rx100screenprotector Lowepro Newport 30 Camera Case: http://jer.fyi/newport30 SanDisk 64GB Extreme Pro SD Card: http://jer.fyi/64gbextremepro Hey, what’s up? It’s Jerad with Ditch Auto. Today I have the Sony RX100 Mark VI, and we’re going to talk about the Top 10 settings that I changed on the camera first. Now I just opened up this camera. Today is the day that everybody started receiving it if they purchased it. Of course, some folks are lucky enough to get things from Sony early for review but I bought it and here it is. As always, I have links down in the description below to the camera, the extra gear, the batteries, the SD card, anything that’s going to make your experience using this camera better. Clicking on those links help support our channel. I typically customized my camera a bit because I use other Sony cameras. I use currently the A7 III and the A7R III, and those cameras have a certain way of working. And I like all my cameras to kind of work the same. There are also shortcuts and things that I have come to just enjoy that actually make the camera a …

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Top 5 Settings to Change on the Canon 80D

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The Canon 80D is a fantastic camera, but it does not come set up optimized to produce the best photo, so I make some changes to the camera settings. Here are my top 5 settings to change in the Canon 80D. Whenever you get a new camera, or there is a time change, or you are in a different time zone, make sure you set the time and date. This might not seem like a big deal, but it will save you a lot of time and frustration later. Image sharing websites and photo software use the time stamps to organize your photos. If these settings are wrong, you will have a head ache trying to organize the mess it creates. Image Quality Set the Image quality to save both Raw and JPEG if you are editing your photos later while also needing to quickly share your photos during the shoot. However, there are situations where it makes sense to only save the RAW image. Because writing the second file to the SD Card takes extra buffer time and space, there might be occasions where you need to take photos more rapidly. Saving only the RAW image might give you an extra boost in the time between writing your current photo and the camera’s readiness to take the next. Go to the Photo Shooting Menu, scroll to Image quality and select Raw + JPEG or simply RAW depending on your situation. Medium RAW is okay and is the minimum RAW setting I would ever suggest. If your SD …

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Top 5 Settings To Change On The Nikon D7200

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After spending some time with the Nikon D7200, I found that there were a few settings I wanted to adjust to make the camera work a bit better for my workflow. Here are 5 settings to change on the Nikon D7200. Set Image Quality to NEF Raw + JPEG Within the Photo Shooting Menu, scroll to Image quality and select NEF Raw + JPEG Raw photos will be useful for editing on a computer. JPEG photos won’t take up a lot of storage space and this filetype is useful for sharing to social media.Auto Focus Settings I prefer to shoot in AF-S Servo Modewith Spot Mode selected. Hold down the button on the side of the camera, next to the Auto/Manual Focus switch, to toggle between different Auto Focus Settings.To activate AF-S: Turn off Live View, look through Viewfinder and hold down the button next to the Focus Mode Switch, and rotate the wheel with your right thumb to select AF-S Mode.AF-S allows the camera to refocus every time you press the shutter button, or in my case, when I press down the “Back Button” focus. This allows the camera to refocus when needed as opposed to AF-A Single Mode, where your camera is only going to focus once. Spot Mode: When you hold down the button next to the Focus Switch and toggle between Auto Focus Modes, rotate the ‘rocker’ on the front of your camera (under the shutter button) and you can then cycle through your Focus Modes: Wide, Normal, Spot, and Portrait. I …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro Top Five Video Settings to Change

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If you want to shoot the best quality video possible with the DJI Phantom 4 Pro, there are some settings you should change. The Phantom 4 Pro has a great camera for it’s size and cost, but it needs some help with settings to assure you get consistently great video from it. Here are the Top 5 Video Settings to Change on your DJI Phantom 4 Pro:

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Canon 80D Top Five Settings to Change

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I’m a long time Canon shooter. Even though I recently switched to Sony, I love what Canon has continued to do with the crop sensor cameras. The Canon 20D was my first DSLR camera and I have owned every version of this line since then. The Canon 80D is a fantastic camera, but it does not come set up optimized to produce the best photos, so I make some changes to the camera settings. Here are my top 5 settings to change in the Canon 80D. Canon EOS 80D Kit with EF-S 18-135mm: http://amzn.to/2hT01UE Learn how to Ditch Auto and take better photos with our free Ditch Auto course: https://www.udemy.com/ditch-auto-start-shooting-in-manual/ Video Transcript Welcome to Ditch Auto. My name’s Jerad, and today we’re going to talk about the top five things you should change on your Canon 80D, so let’s get started. Before we get started, actually, let’s talk about setting the date and time on your camera. If you didn’t do that when you first got it, set the date and time on your camera because photos these days are being posted to everything, and it uses the time and date to order and sort them. You want to make sure that your images have the correct date and time. You can change that in Adobe Lightroom or something like that, but it’s just so much easier to have it done in the camera just by setting the date and time. When daylight savings comes around, set the time. When you change timezones to go to …

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Top 5 Settings To Change On The Nikon D7200

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I recently rented a Nikon D7200 to spend some time with. I am not a Nikon Photographer, but have been shooting DSLR since 2005. After spending some time with the Nikon D7200, I found that there were a few settings I wanted to adjust to make the camera work a bit better for my workflow. The camera is a bit different than what I am used to. I shot on the Canon platform for the first 10 years of my photography career and then switched to Sony. I decided to put together a short video showcasing the settings I felt needed to be changed on the D7200 to get overall better performance from the camera. Here are 5 settings to change on the Nikon D7200. I also created a few other Nikon D7200 videos, so make sure to check those out as well. One is linked below, but on our Youtube channel you will find a few others. How to Transfer Images to Your Smartphone: https://youtu.be/kAoFIbQNHjU Get the Nikon D7200 Body Only on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2iQSFUP Get the Nikon D7200 Kit on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2iMFqSN Learn how to Ditch Auto and take better photos with our free Ditch Auto course: https://www.udemy.com/ditch-auto-start-shooting-in-manual/

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Sony RX100 Mk V Top Seven Settings to Change

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When I get a camera, the first thing I do is change some of the default settings. I want to get the best the camera has to offer when I capture photos and video. Here are my top 7 settings I changed first on the Sony RX100 MK V. Check out the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V: http://amzn.to/2i6BTRF Video Transcription: Hey, what’s up? It’s Jerad with Ditch Auto, and today, we’re going to talk about the top seven settings that you should change on your Sony RX100 Mark V. Now, I had the previous version, the Mark IV, and to be honest, all of these settings are what I changed on my Mark IV and also on a lot of my other Sony cameras. The reason that I make these changes is because I want to get the most out of my camera. I want to make sure that the camera is also easier to use, the way that I’m used to using it. Are these settings going to be perfect for you? Who knows? It’s really trying them out and seeing if it improves your experience with the camera. Now, before you get started, if it is a brand new camera, the first thing that I just want to make sure that you do is set your time and date on the camera. This is before I even get into these top seven tips. I want you to set the time and date on your camera because when you go and sync these photos over to your …

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Ditch Auto – Learn To Shoot In Manual

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Why Take This Course? You have a DSLR Camera or a fancy Point-and-shoot, but have not been using it to it’s full potential. You know that the scary “manual mode” holds a whole new level of customization which would result in better quality photos but have resisted. Terms like Shutter Speed and Aperture sound confusing and you don’t know where to start. If that sounds familiar, I want to assure you that by the end of my FREE course you will understand what those settings do and be on your way to controlling your camera rather than your camera controlling you. You made an investment in a decent camera and it’s time to start using it’s features. In this course you will learn the basics of DSLR Photography and how to shoot in manual mode. My goal is to give you the tools so you can train your brain to think like a Photographer. You will also know how to control your camera instead of leaving it up to Auto Mode to try and to it’s best. Take the course for free on Udemy: https://www.udemy.com/ditch-auto-start-shooting-in-manual/ How Long Is This Course? So far, the course is just over 4 hours in length. You can watch it in chunks or all at once. It is best to watch it with camera in hand so you can pause and follow along with your camera. All DSLR Cameras are different so your settings may look different than mine. What Should I Expect? You should expect to be able to shoot …