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Canon EOS 6D: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Colby Brown

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Picture Styles

Picture styles on the 6D allow you to enhance your images in-camera. For example, if you choose the Landscape picture style, you will notice an increase in the saturation of the blues and greens in your image. In the Basic zone modes, the picture style is automatically selected for you; in the Creative zone modes, you can choose which picture style to apply (if any).

Note that when you are shooting in the RAW file format, the picture styles don’t “stick” to your images: When you review the image on your rear LCD monitor, the picture style will look as if it has been applied, but once you bring the RAW file into a photo-editing application, you can change the picture style to any of the other options without losing image quality. ...

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