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How to shoot video on the Canon 5D MKIV

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Learn how to shoot video on the Canon 5D MKIV. The Canon 5D MKIV shoots amazing photos and video. This article will teach you how to set up your camera for video so you can start shooting video on your 5D MKIV. Video Settings Switch the rocker over to Video Mode. This will lock up the mirror within the camera making it so you can no longer look through the viewfinder, instead you will use the lcd screen to monitor your shoot. To navigate through the menus, you can use either the touch screen or various toggle switches and wheels. Within the Settings Menu go to the fourth menu page and select Movie rec quality. You have two different formats to choose between. MOV will give you more recording format options than MP4. If you want to record 4K video, keep in mind that you will need either an extremely fast SD Card or CF Card with a lot of storage. The 4K video files that are created by this camera have a huge file size and require a fast write speed. Suggested cards are linked below.For most scenarios, I recommend 1920×1080 at 59.94 FPS to shoot video with the 5D MKIV. High Frame Rate This mode is useful for capturing slow motion or intense action at up to 120 FPS, but there are some serious drawbacks to using this mode. Not only will you lose the audio recording capabilities, but you will also reduce the resolution to a maximum of 1280×720 which is lowest possible resolution …

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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/

How to Use Movie Mode on Canon Rebel T6i

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DSLR Cameras are quickly becoming the de facto standard for entry-level cinematography ever since the addition of video recording. No longer relegated to just photos, SLR cameras can now be used to take full HD resolution video using high quality lenses and sensors. Even for higher budget productions such as for television and movies, the flexibility and compactness of DSLR cameras makes for a great cinematic tool. As a capable entry into this new medium, here’s how to use the Canon Rebel T6i to create beautiful footage using Movie Mode: To enter Movie Mode, switch the ON/OFF power toggle past the ON setting to the camera icon. Let’s first configure our settings for Movie Mode: In movie mode, open the settings menu. You’ll see that the fourth and fifth tabs have changed icons. These are where your movie mode settings can be adjusted: AF Method. This is the method of autofocus used during video recording. There are three options: Face + Tracking keeps the focus point on faces if detected, FlexiZone Multi focuses on a wide area of up to 31 AF points that can be either automatically or manually selected, and FlexiZone Single lets you focus on a single point in the frame. Movie Servo AF can be enabled or disabled to either allow or prevent autofocus during video. AF with Shutter button during movie recording toggles between enabling or disabling autofocus using the shutter button while recording video. Grid display shows a grid on the screen of your choosing: off, 3×3, 6×4, or 3×3 …

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Most of today’s digital cameras include functionality for recording digital video. Today’s high-end DSLR cameras, with their relatively small size, high quality interchangeable lenses, and highly adjustable shooting modes, have become the de-facto entry point for high quality videography. DSLR video is even being used for television and movie production. HD Video Digital video currently comes in two main resolutions (with a third, higher resolution, becoming more mainstream): standard definition, and high definition (HD). Standard definition is usually considered to be any resolution with a vertical height of less than 720 pixels (abbreviated to 720p), and high definition is 720p and above. 1080p is considered “Full HD”, and is the most prevalent resolution for today’s flat panel televisions, and most television broadcasts are now in the same resolution. Higher resolutions are becoming more prevalent in both monitors and television sets, as well as recording equipment. Ultra High Definition (UHD) resolutions typically start at 2160 vertical pixels and above, which, when combined with width, has four times as many pixels as Full HD. Frame Rate The frame rate of digital video is the number of frames in one second of footage. The frame rate of video plays an important part of how video looks. Whereas many digital video recording devices record at 30fps or higher, movies are almost always filmed at 24 frames, which gives it a “cinematic” appearance. Very high frame rates usually creates video that appears artificial, sometimes called the “soap opera effect”.