Quick Tip: Use Camera User Settings to save time

Mar 25, 2018

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Quick Tip: Use Camera User Settings to save time

Mar 25, 2018

Udi Tirosh

Udi Tirosh is an entrepreneur, photography inventor, journalist, educator, and writer based in Israel. With over 25 years of experience in the photo-video industry, Udi has built and sold several photography-related brands. Udi has a double degree in mass media communications and computer science.

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Camera User Settings are not something new, but if you’ve never used them before you can save a nice chunk of time moving between different setups. User Settings are a group of pre-configured groups of settings (C1, C2, C3 on Canons, U1, U2 on Nikons) that you can activate with a click of a dial.

Usually, those settings are found at the setting dial (the one with S, A, M, P) so you can move between them by rotating this dial. This configuration does two things for you: a) it saves time, as all relevant settings for a scenario are grouped together and b) it helps to make sure you are not missing any critical god-forsaken setting.

Videographer Aaron Tremblay shares how he sets his camera (A Canon 5Dmk4) to work with Camera User Settings. Similar settings can be done with Nikon’s by hitting the setup menu, and clicking on Save User Settings then selecting (A), (B).

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3 responses to “Quick Tip: Use Camera User Settings to save time”

  1. Daniel James Avatar
    Daniel James

    Especially useful when coming out from a dark church into a bright sunny day!

    1. mckornik Avatar
      mckornik

      That is right.
      The beginners are always surprised what had happened to their photos after crossing the doors ;-)

  2. A_Str8 Avatar
    A_Str8

    I use it when shooting in manual outdoors. C1 exposes for sunlight and C2 exposes for shade