Custom Functions & Advanced Settings on Canon Rebel T6i

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To get the absolute most out of your camera and to customize its operations to your exacting preferences, the Canon Rebel T6i includes thirteen advanced features for fine-grain control and customization. Check out our guide to the Canon T6i’s Custom Functions: To access the custom functions, open the camera’s Settings menu, navigate to the second-to-last tab (the last tab with a wrench icon), then open the Custom Functions (C.Fn) menu. Scroll to the left and right to view each function. Exposure level increments This function can be adjusted to ⅓-stop or ½-stop, and changes how much each click of the main dial adjusts the exposure compensation increment. Selecting the ⅓-stop option allows finer control over exposure control, whereas the ½-stop option makes larger adjustments faster. ISO expansion Setting this function on will increase the highest selectable ISO for still photos up to ISO 25600 and movies up to 12800. This option is disabled when #3: Highlight Tone Priority is enabled. Highlight tone priority Enabling Highlight Tone Priority will improve the detail in highlight areas of photos. However, this often introduces more noise overall in your images. AF-assist beam firing Adjusts the quick initial burst of the flash unit that aids in obtaining focus while using flash. There are four options: Enable will use the AF-assist beam whenever necessary, Disable will turn the beam off entirely, External flash only will only use the beam when using an external flash unit, and IR AF assist beam only will use only the infrared AF-assist beam equipped on Canon Speedlite external flash …