The Canon EOS 5D and 5D Mark II, with Rick Sammon

Photographer and instructor Rick Sammon takes you on a tour of the Canon 5D and 5D Mark II digital SLR cameras.

Photographer and instructor Rick Sammon takes you on a tour of the Canon 5D and 5D Mark II digital SLR cameras.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 03:12)

Rick talks about the two cameras he will be covering with this course and how he will go about it

Lesson 2: Recipe for Cooking Digital Photos (Duration 15:56)

The top 10 elements that go into creating a quality photograph

Lesson 3: Must Know Info, Part 1 (Duration 07:47)

There are some things that you really need to know about your camera in order to get the most out of it

Lesson 4: Must Know Info, Part 2 (Duration 04:59)

Understanding the histogram and color modes

Lesson 5: Must Know Info, Part 3 (Duration 06:36)

This lesson covers lens f-stop settings, filter flare, and camera care

Lesson 6: Shared and Unique Features of the 5D and 5D Mark II (Duration 08:48)

Comparing and contrasting the two DSLRs from Canon

Lesson 7: 10 Tips for Shooting Video (Duration 06:24)

Rick shares his top 10 tips for shooting video clips on these two Canon cameras

Lesson 8: Camera Tour, Part 1 (Duration 08:00)

Explaining all of the buttons and dials on these two Canon DSLRs

Lesson 9: Camera Tour, Part 2 (Duration 11:54)

Setting white balance and peripheral illumination correction, as well as programming modes

Lesson 10: Camera Tour, Part 3 (Duration 10:49)

Light metering, metering modes, exposure compensation, and more

Lesson 11: Picture Modes (Duration 02:53)

Create different types of pictures using the picture modes

Lesson 12: Flash Modes (Duration 06:31)

Open yourself up creatively by adding flash to your photo shoots

Lesson 13: Custom Functions (Duration 03:51)

Fine-tune the functionality of your Canon DSLR

Lesson 14: Shooting Movies (Duration 03:11)

Shooting movies with the Canon 5D Mark II

Lesson 15: Wrap Up (Duration 01:29)

Rick recommends getting to know the digital SLR system and where your camera fits in

Meet Your Instructor: Rick Sammon

Rick Sammon, a Canon Explorer of Light, has published 36 paper books, including Secrets of HDR Photography, Exploring the Light, and Digital Photography Secrets. Rick also has three apps on…

6 Comments

  1. I liked this very much. This is a great class and Rick is a very good teacher. Although I'm using a Canon 7D, I've learned a lot with this class, specially how to deal with many features.

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