Shooting Digital Movies
In Live View movie mode, your camera can create stunning high-definition digital movies. The rest of this chapter is devoted to helping you shoot, play, and even edit a movie.
Setting basic recording options
You access the four basic movie-recording options through the Movie Settings option, found on the Shooting menu and shown in Figure 4-20. These settings affect your recording as follows:
Figure 4-20: You access basic recording options through the Movie Settings option on the Shooting menu.
- Video quality: Together, the Frame Size/Frame Rate and Movie Quality settings determine the quality of your video.
- Audio recording: The Microphone option determines whether audio is recorded and, if so, how sound levels are controlled.
- Which memory card is used: Through the Destination option, you specify whether you want the movie to be recorded to the memory card in Slot 1 or Slot 2.
In the default Live View display mode, you can view the current settings for all four options, labeled in Figure 4-21. (To fire up the movie Live View display, set the Live View switch to the movie camera icon and press the LV button.)
Figure 4-21: You can monitor the four Movie Settings ...