Canon EOS Rebel T6/1300D Quick Start

Now it’s time to fire up your EOS T6 and take some photos. The easy part is turning on the power—that Off-On switch on the right side, just to the right of the Mode Dial. Turn on the camera, and, if you mounted a lens and inserted a fresh battery and memory card—as I prompted you in the last chapter—you’re ready to begin. You’ll need to select a shooting mode, metering mode, focus mode, and, if need be, elevate the T6’s built-in flash.

Selecting a Shooting Mode

The following sections show you how to choose scene, semi-automatic, or automatic shooting (exposure) modes; select a metering mode (which tells the camera what portions of the frame to evaluate for exposure); and set the basic autofocus functions. ...

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