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JGaulard
Again, this post isn't only valid for the Canon T7i, it's also valid for the T2i, T3i, T4i, T5i, and T6i. What I'd like to cover today has to do...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
This memory card formatting post is accurate for not only the Canon Rebel T7i, but for any in the Rebel line of cameras. Whether it be the T2i...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
The Canon Rebel T7i's touch screen is one of the coolest things going. I remember back when I had no touch control on my T2i and T3i. With touch...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
When teaching folks how to use their cameras, I tend to talk a lot about pressing this button or pressing that one. What I haven't discussed yet...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
As you browse around the menu area in the Canon Rebel T7i, you'll notice that some options are dimmed out and can't be selected. While the dimmed...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
Using the Standard menu display on the Canon Rebel T7i is essentially identical to the process of navigating the Guided menu display. The same...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
While it's simple enough for someone who's experienced with the Canon T7i to browse and select a menu option, it may not be very straightforward...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
This is a very important point to understand. If you don't learn this early in during your photography career, you'll go a little nuts. Here it...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
There are tons of settings on the Canon Rebel T7i camera and some of those settings aren't too easy to access. I mean, they are easy to get to...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
The Canon T7i comes with a few different options that have to do with how you view the LCD screen on the back of the camera. If you're a total...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
After you set your aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, along with whatever else you need configured on your Canon T7i, it's time to take some...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
Putting a lens on and taking a lens off the Canon T7i is super easy. All you need to know are a few things. An alignment here and a click there...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
The Canon Rebel T7i offers 25 languages from which to choose for its display. That's quite a lot of languages, so it's important to choose one...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
After you purchase your camera and turn it on for the first time, you'll be presented with the Date/Time/Zone screen. There will be a few steps...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
When you turn the power for your Canon T7i on, you'll see the battery indicator down in the bottom left corner display one of four different...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
While turning your Canon T7i on and off probably seems simple enough, there are actually a few areas of the process that I'd like to discuss with...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
What I share in this post isn't only valid for the T7i (800D), it's also just as valid for the T3i, T4i, T5i, T6i and I'm sure the yet to be...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
This is a huge question that's actually quite important. It's also a popular one because one of the most frequently purchase photography...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
I'll discuss two things in this post. First I'll talk about how to charge your T7i camera battery and then I'll talk about how to go about...
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JGaulard
JodyBuchanan
I own a Canon Rebel T3i as well as a Canon Rebel T7i and I am interested in taking some night photography. My problem is that I can't figure out...
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I found that it's not as simple as pushing a button and leaving the camera. It shuts off after about a minute. How do I prevent this?
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JGaulard
JGaulard
KristinaW
I have a Canon Rebel T3i as a backup camera and I'm wondering how I can set it so I can take pictures continuously. You know, one after the other...
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LukeLewis
LukeLewis
KristinaW
When I take a picture with my Canon T6i and then review it on the screen in the back of my camera, I notice that the camera rotates the picture...
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KristinaW
LukeLewis
I am getting a little tired of taking a photo with my Canon T7i and having that photo only show up on the rear screen for a few seconds and then...
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JodyBuchanan
JodyBuchanan
LukeLewis
Got one more question for you. I'm trying to set the time on my Canon EOS Rebel T3i (600D) and I can't figure out how to set it to AM and PM. Is...
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LukeLewis
LukeLewis
LukeLewis
I have a fast question. How do I set the lowest (minimum or slowest) shutter speed on my Canon 800D? I have seen some videos on Youtube that tell...
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JGaulard
Setting the minimum shutter speed is a good idea when you are using one of the automatic or semi-automatic modes, such as Program, Auto or...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
When you look through your camera's viewfinder and see blur, your diopter may be out of calibration. To test this, first ask someone else to look...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
Different lighting calls for difference white balance settings inside of a camera. When the temperature of the light in a scene changes, if set to...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
Back button focus is all the rage with both amateur and professional photographers alike. It essentially removes the auto focus function from the...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
JGaulard
This is actually a very good question and it's one I hear a lot. Budding photographers want to know if, after setting a specific aperture size...
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JGaulard
JGaulard
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