How To Shoot Video with the Canon 5D Mark II

An absolutely brilliant Canon 5D Mark II video tutorial made by Tyler Ginter on how to use the video mode of the Canon 5D Mark II. Tyler take you from the the basics of how to navigate around the menus and various video mode settings. During the video tutorial you can learn more advanced tips and tricks to help you get the best out of the camera.

“This tutorial will be particularly useful if you are a photographer making the transition to video, if you are a videographer and want to see if this camera will fit into your current workflow, or whether you’ve never touched a camera before and want to know some tips and techniques to get the best out of a 5D MK II.” (Tyler Ginter)

The tutorial is broken up into the six sections:

00:00 – Introduction
01:00 – Camera Settings
03:20 – Camera Buttons
06:46 – Focusing (Auto/Manual Modes)
09:09 – ISO/Shutter/Aperture Controls and Tricks
16:18 – Conclusion


How To Use Video Mode on the Canon 5D MK II from Tyler Ginter on Vimeo.

2 Replies to “How To Shoot Video with the Canon 5D Mark II”

  1. great video! very informative and inspiring. thanks. just finished watching it, first thought i had: have you tried in exposure simulation to press the star? does it lock your manual exposure settings?

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