How to Use the Video Mode on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Most people don't use their cameras to make movies (really bad quality and a sort of user-generated content feel are probably the culprits) but cameras with a record function are great for those impromptu memory-making moments when your dog tries to do a handstand or your grandma unloads the biggest belch ever.

Capture every fugly Christmas sweater and doggy mishap on camera with ease by checking out this digital camera tutorial. You'll learn how to use the "AUTO" HD video mode on the very sophisticated Canon EOS MKII.

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realy useful "how to " video. many thanks from www.chrishobsonphotos.co.uk. it will give me confidence to shoot hockey vids

hey i was just wondering when i try to change my exposure compensation in live view mode it won't let me. even when the scroll wheel is activated. any thoughts? thanks!

really useful thank you
One question:

When I go into Live View/Movie func I set it to 1920x1080 but when it comes to filming it only allows me to film for 5 seconds (a bar/column appears on the right hand side). I am sure it must be a setting which I can change but I do not know how. Please help.

Thanks
algy

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