How do I set the ISO on my Canon 5D Mark II?

Setting the ISO Speed

  1. Press the < > button.
  2. While looking at the LCD panel, turn the . It can be set within ISO 100-6400 in 1/3-stop increments.
  3. If the ISO speed is set to “A”, the actual ISO speed to be set will be displayed when you press the shutter button halfway.

What is the native ISO for Canon 5D Mark II?

Assume ISO 100 is the native ISO. The sensor signal is amplified uniformly to achieve ISO 200 with a slight increase in noise. To get ISO 160 the ISO 200 signal is used with the highlight information underexposed, resulting in less bright noise but also less dynamic range.

What is the native ISO for Canon 60D?

For low-light shooting, the EOS 60D has an ISO sensitively range that runs from a native 100 through 6400, and is expandable to an equivalent of ISO 12,800.

How do I change the shutter speed on my Canon 5D Mark II?

  1. Set the Mode Dial to .
  2. Select the desired shutter speed. Look at the LCD panel and turn the < > dial to set the desired shutter speed. It can be set in 1/3-stop increments.
  3. Focus on the subject. Press the shutter button down halfway.
  4. Check the viewfinder display and shoot.

How do you film on a Canon 5D Mark II?

Simple steps to record video on 5D Mk II:

  1. Turn the mode dial to M.
  2. Go to Menu.
  3. 6th menu to the right (2nd yellow) 6th Menu to the right.
  4. First option on the top LV func.
  5. Check the last, third option – Stills + movie, press SET Stills+movie.
  6. After 4th you will have 3 options, choose Movie display, press SET Movie Display.

How do you set the Back button focus on a Canon 5D Mark II?

Setting Up Back Button Focus: The first option is Shutter button/AF-ON button. Hit SET on your scroll wheel to go into the menu options and change the option from the factory setting (0:Metering + AF start) to the 3rd option down (2:Metering start/Meter+AF start). That’s it!

What’s the ISO setting on the Canon 5D Mark II?

The EOS 5D Mark II is the first Canon DSLR with an upper ISO setting of 6400 as standard, which can be expanded a further two stops via C. Fn I-3 (giving a remarkable 10-stop range of 50 – 25600). There is no doubt this is a response to the Nikon D3 and subsequently D700, both of which feature the same maximum sensitivity.

What kind of noise reduction does Canon 5D Mark II have?

The Canon 5D Mark II offers four high-ISO noise-reduction settings, allowing you quite a bit of flexibility in choosing how you want to make the trade-off between subject detail and noise levels. See for yourself how the noise reduction works under daylight lighting.

What to do with high ISO on Nikon D3X?

With High ISO NR off, the 5D Mark II also shows a bit more chroma noise than does the Nikon D3X at the same setting. Increasing the NR setting to “Normal” for both cameras reduces both chrominance and luminance noise in both.

Which is better Canon 5D Mark II or Sony A900?

The Sony A900 may have bested it in terms of number of pixels, but it’s clear that the 5D Mark II holds a marked edge on high ISO performance. Note that the Sony A900 does not offer ISO’s above 6,400.