APS Canon 6D Proficiency Test

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Proficiency test for the APS Canon 6D

  1. Describe at least one method to adjust the three exposure settings: aperture, ISO and shutter speed.
  2. What is the purpose of the depth-of-field preview button?
  3. Where are two places you can view your exposure settings?
  4. What is the difference between the Canon 6D and a Canon Rebel?
  5. How do you activate Live View when taking pictures?
  6. What class of memory card should always be used in the 6D?
  7. Describe how to change a lens.
  8. For what lighting situation is the 6D’s full frame censor advantageous?
  9. How do you set the included GA kit lenses to auto focus? How is this different from APS kit lenses?
  10. Describe at least three ways this camera can be permanently damaged.
  11. If your equipment is lost, stolen or damaged who is 100% financially responsible?


  1. Demonstrate how to switch between photo/video mode as well as turn on Live View.
  2. Adjust each of the exposure settings: ISO, aperture, shutter speed, with any method(s).
  3. Change the picture and video resolution/quality.
  4. Activate the Quick menu (Q) and navigate the settings.
  5. Navigate the different exposure modes.
  6. Navigate through the MENU.
  7. (GA) Detach/Attach the battery grip.
  8. (GA) Set-up the remote
  9. (APS) Set-up the shoulder rig
  10. (APS) Attach an ND filter.