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

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Although the 6D produces exceptional video, its primary purpose is to be a still camera. It lacks some of the advantages of a dedicated video camera, such as a power zoom; speedy, continuous autofocus; and in-camera image stabilization. But it does offer high ISO performance, incredible adaptability, and the versatility of removable lenses.

Throughout this book, I have focused on teaching you to use your camera to freeze moments in time. Most of the tips and techniques you have learned so far can also be applied to shooting video, but stability will be an even bigger concern. If you have ever watched a movie that was shot handheld, you can relate to the nausea that it can induce. A tripod, preferably one with a fluid head, is ...

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