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Canon EOS 6D Digital Field Guide by Michael Corsentino

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Chapter 6: Customizing the Canon EOS 6D

The Canon EOS 6D is a great camera to use straight out of the box, but you can increase both your shooting pleasure and efficiency by customizing the camera to suit your style and preferences. The Custom Functions ( customfn.eps ) enable you to change camera controls and behavior, as well as set up the camera for both general and venue-specific shooting situations. The Custom shooting modes enable you to set up virtually everything on the camera, and then save all of the settings to use later as Custom shooting mode 1 ( customshoot1.eps ) and Custom shooting mode 2 ( customshoot2.eps ). My Menu ( mymenu.eps ) enables you to choose the six camera options you use most frequently and register them for quick access.

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One of the first things I do with a new camera is set the Custom Functions to suit my personal preferences. Exposure: ISO 100, f/4.5, 1/800 second with a Canon 28-70mm, f/2.8 L USM.

Custom Function Groups

The 6D has 20 Custom Functions that enable you to tailor the camera to your shooting ...

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