Live View Shooting (Photos) with the Default Settings(EOS 6D)

Article ID: ART136996 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015


Live View Shooting (Photos) with the Default Settings(EOS 6D)


With your camera, you can shoot photos while viewing the image on the camera's LCD monitor. This is called "Live View shooting."
This page describes how to shoot still photos using the Live View function in default settings.
For details on how to change settings to enable Live View shooting, please refer to the related information section.
If you handhold the camera and shoot while viewing the LCD monitor, there are cases in which crisp images cannot be obtained due to camera shake. It is recommended to use a tripod when shooting.

1. Set the power switch to <ON>.

2. Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>.

3. Press the < > button. The Live View image will appear on the LCD monitor.

4.The AF point will appear. Press the <Multi-controller> to move the AF point to where you want to focus.
  • It cannot go to the edges of the picture.
  • To return the AF point to the center, press the < > button.

5. Aim the AF point over the subject and press the shutter button halfway.
  • When focus is achieved, the AF point will turn green and the beeper will sound.
  • If focus is not achieved, the AF point will turn orange.

6. Press the shutter button completely.
  • The picture will be taken and the captured image is displayed on the LCD monitor.
  • After the image review ends, the camera will return to Live View shooting automatically.

7. Press the < > button to end the Live View shooting.
During Live View shooting, do not point the lens toward the sun. The sun's heat can damage the camera's components.

Changing the AF Mode to Use the Live View Function to Shoot Still Photos and Movies (EOS 6D)



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