Canon T3i Settings For A Cinematic Look

Canon T3i Settings For A Cinematic Look

In this episode, I share the different settings I use on my Canon T3i to get a more professional, cinematic look. Here are the cliffs notes:

Frame Rate:
1080p @ 24fps (or 720p @ 60fps if shooting something that will be in slow motion, which I slow down to 40%)
Shutter Speed: Double your frame rate (as close as you can get anyways).
50 if shooting 24fps
125 if shooting 60fps
ISO: As low as possible, staying under 1000

Color Settings (taken from Devin Graham –
Sharpness: 0
Contrast: -1
Saturation: +1
Color Tone: +1

White Balance: Usually auto unless auto looks weird, then I scroll through various options until I find one I like.

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Gear used in this video:
Canon T3i –
Wide Angle Lens –
Rode VideoMic Pro (newer version that what I have)-

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