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How to Use an Auxiliary Flash on Your Canon EOS 6D

When you need to add some auxiliary light to your Canon EOS 6D or totally illuminate a subject with a supported flash unit, you must insert it into the camera hot shoe and power on the unit. After you [more…]

How to Control the External Speedlite on Your Canon EOS 6D

When you mount a Canon EX Speedlite in the EOS 6D hot shoe, you can control the output with the camera menu and much more. If you have an EX II Speedlite, you have gobs of control. The following steps [more…]

How to Change the Flash-Sync Speed in Av Mode on Your Canon EOS 6D

When you’re shooting in Aperture Priority (Av) mode, by default your EOS 6D shutter speed is set between 30 seconds and 1/180 of a second when the flash is enabled. The flash duration is very short and [more…]

How to Use Flash Exposure Compensation on Your Canon EOS 6D

When you add a Speedlite to your Canon EOS 6D, you’re in complete control, especially with the flash exposure compensation function. If you review an image on your camera LCD monitor and notice that there’s [more…]

How to Use Second Curtain Sync on Your Canon EOS 6D

Using an external Speedlite on your Canon EOS 6D can create different effects, like those created with second curtain sync. When you use an external Speedlite, it fires when the shutter opens. This is [more…]

How to Modify Flash Zoom on Your Canon EOS 6D

When you use a Speedlite, there may be times when you need to modify your flash zoom. Your Canon EOS 6D detects the focal length of the lens you have on the camera and sends this information to the flash [more…]

How to Lock the Flash Exposure on Your Canon EOS 6D

A handy lighting option on your Canon EOS 6D is locking the flash exposure to a certain part of the frame. This option is handy when your main subject isn't in the center of the frame or you want to throw [more…]

How to Photograph Fast-Moving Subjects with Your Canon EOS 6D

There is a trick to shooting fast-moving subjects with your EOS 6D. When people see photographs of racecars, they always assume the photographer used a fast shutter speed because the car looks so clear [more…]

How to Photograph Slow-Moving Subjects with Your Canon EOS 6D

Here are some techniques to photograph subjects that move slower, such as horses, runners, and bicyclists with your EOS 6D. When you freeze the motion of subjects like these, the end result is kind of [more…]

How to Use Selective Focus on Your Canon EOS 6D

When you own a camera like the EOS 6D, you can create artistic photos with the selective focus technique. Make sure you add a large aperture lens with an f/stop value of 2.8 or smaller to your arsenal [more…]

How to Stabilize Your Canon EOS 6D When You Use Long Telephoto Lenses

When you shoot with a long telephoto lens on your EOS 6D, any operator movement is magnified. The simple act of pressing the shutter button, no matter how gently you do it, vibrates the camera. The vibration [more…]

How to Download Images from Your Canon EOS 6D

After your shoot, the next step in completing a photography masterpiece is to download your images from your EOS 6D. You can download images directly from the camera or from a memory card reader. The latter [more…]

How to Rate and Keyword Images on Your Canon EOS 6D

It’s a good idea to rate and keyword your images to make them easier to organize and find. When you download images from your EOS 6D, ImageBrowser EX downloads your images into folders arranged by the [more…]

How to Add Information to a Single Image on Your Canon EOS 6D

Metadata is very powerful. When you add metadata to an image on your EOS 6D, it’s easier to find. The information can also be used if you decide to branch out and try to sell some of your images in the [more…]

How to Change the View on Your Canon EOS 6D

ImageBrowser EX is quite versatile. You have three different ways to view images on your EOS 6D. You can view images in Thumbnail mode, Preview mode, and Full Screen mode. The mode you choose depends on [more…]

How to Edit JPEG Images in ImageBrowser EX on Your Canon EOS 6D

You can view all images you download in ImageBrowser EX on your EOS 6D, but you can edit only JPEG images. You can select RAW images in ImageBrowser EX and then edit them in Canon Digital Photo Professional [more…]

How to Edit RAW Files in Digital Photo Professional on Your Canon EOS 6D

When you capture an image with the RAW file format on your EOS 6D, you have more data to work with. The images have a greater bit depth than JPEG images, which means you have more colors to work with. [more…]

How to Save Edited RAW Files in Digital Photo Professional on Your Canon EOS 6D

Digital Photo Professional doesn't store changes you’ve made to RAW files after you edit and close the application on your EOS 6D. You’ll need to save the changes by saving the image in another file format [more…]

How to Find Images on Your Canon EOS 6D

After you download lots of images and edit them on your EOS 6D, you’ll have to find them in lots of folders. Even though the folders are organized by date and each one has the date as the actual folder [more…]

How to Crop Images in ImageBrowser EX on Your Canon EOS 6D

You can crop an image on your Canon EOS 6D to get rid of unwanted pixels. When you crop an image, you end up with a smaller image size as well. To crop an image in ImageBrowser EX: [more…]

How to Print an Image from ImageBrowser EX on Your Canon EOS 6D

Your Canon EOS 6D allows you to print an image you select in ImageBrowser EX on your local printer. You get the best results when printing a JPEG image. If you attempt to print a RAW image from within [more…]

How to Print an Image in Digital Photo Professional on Your Canon EOS 6D

If you want to print RAW images from your EOS 6D, you can do so from Digital Photo Professional. The process is pretty straightforward. You can specify the printer and then modify the printer properties [more…]

How to Print a Contact Sheet in ImageBrowser EX on Your Canon EOS 6D

You can print a contact sheet of selected images on your Canon EOS 6D in ImageBrowser EX. The contact sheet is a handy reference that shows information about each photo as well as a thumbnail image for [more…]

How to Print a Contact Sheet in Digital Photo Professional on Your Canon EOS 6D

If you need to print a contact sheet of RAW images from your Canon EOS 6D, you can easily do so in Digital Photo Professional. You can specify how many rows and columns are on the sheet and much more. [more…]

How to Shoot Images in Close-Up Mode on Your Canon EOS 6D

If you love nature, or have a wonderful garden, you can use the Close-up SCN mode on your EOS 6D to get close-up images of flowers and other objects. To make them appear life size or larger, you’ll need [more…]

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