Using Live View

Live view has been around long enough that it’s becoming old hat for some, but it was really just a precursor to one of the 5D Mark IV’s real killer features—full HD video shooting. SNL’s Alex Buono shoots the opening montages of Saturday Night Live using Canon cameras, so you can see that movie shooting with the 5D Mark IV has a lot of potential. We’ll look at movie shooting in Chapter 16, but first it may be useful to learn about live view.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV has a gorgeous 3.2-inch LCD that can be viewed under a variety of lighting conditions and from wide-ranging angles, so you don’t have to be exactly behind the display to see its live view image clearly while shooting stills or video. It offers a 100 percent view ...

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