How to take still photos while shooting a movie with the EOS Rebel T2i
Article ID: ART105998 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 02/05/2016


Shooting Still Photos in Movie Mode

While shooting a movie, you can also take a still photo by pressing the shutter button completely.

Taking still photos during movie shooting

  • The still photo will record the entire screen including the semitransparent mask.
  • If you take a still photo during movie shooting, the movie will have a still moment lasting approx. 1 sec.
  • The captured still photo will be recorded to the card, and the movie shooting will resume automatically when the Live View image is displayed.
  • The card will record the movie and still photo as separate files.
  • Functions particular to still shooting are shown below. Other functions will be the same as for movie shooting.