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How To Use Wifi & NFC on Canon 80D

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Learn how to use Wifi & NFC on your Canon 80D. Transfer images to your iPhone or Android phone easily using your Canon 80D Wifi & NFC and the Canon Camera App. Newer Android phones have a great NFC feature while Apple only has NFC with Apple Pay, which means you will need to do another step for IPhones and older Androids. For Android phones with NFC: On your phone download the correct application from the Google Play store, called Canon Camera Connect. Go into the Menu of your 80D and access the Wireless Communication Settings and enable WiFi / NFC and have the Allow NFC Connections box checked. The 80D will ask you to register a nickname for this connection. Hit the Menu Button to save. Label the connection something that makes sense to you. Leaving it the default, EOS80D, is also okay. Simply hold your Android phone up to the side of your 80D to automatically bring up the Canon Camera Connect App and it will ask to connect to your 80D. It will ask you if you’d like to connect. Simply select OK and you’re now connected and ready to use all the great features of the preview and download pictures from your phone and utilize all of the other great features of the app. For Apple or Android phones without NFC: On your phone download the application called Canon Camera Connect. Go into the Menu of your 80D and access the Wireless Communication Settings and enable WiFi / NFC.Then select Wi-Fi Function to setup your network connection. …

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How To Use Manual Mode On Canon 80D

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Since this website is about getting out of auto, this post is about learning how to use manual mode on the Canon 80D. The first step to learning to use manual mode is to learn how the controls on the camera work together. This post is about learning the basics of those controls. If you want to use Manual, the first thing to do is to put your camera into the proper mode, which is indicated by the ‘M’ on the mode wheel. Terms to be familiar with on the top LCD Screen Shutter Speed: Indicates the speed of the shutter as it allows light to pass through and hit the sensor. With a faster or higher number, less light will come in and will result in less blur. With a slower or lower the number, more light will come in and will result in a greater likelihood of blur. Aperture: Indicates how wide the lens opens to allow light in to hit the sensor. ISO: Indicates the sensitivity of the image sensor to the light that is hitting it. The higher the ISO, the more noise your image will have. These days, the ISO is much better than it used to be on many cameras due to better image sensors. This setting will often be adjusted to compensate for poor lighting conditions. The Controls The Shutter Speed is adjusted with the rocker switch right behind shutter button. Rotate it to the right for a faster shutter speed, and rotate it to the left for 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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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 …