The live view display offers exposure preview and controls for monitor brightness, headphone volume, and microphone sensitivity.
The following are displayed in the monitor during live view and movie recording:
Press the button to choose the information displayed in movie mode.
The virtual horizon can be used to help level the camera when mounting it on a tripod. To view the virtual horizon in movie mode, use the button as described (see this section).
The virtual horizon shows roll and pitch based on information from the camera tilt sensors. If the camera is tilted neither left nor right, the roll reference line will turn green, while if the camera is tilted neither forward nor back, the pitch reference line will turn green and a dot will appear in the center of the display. Each of the divisions in the gauge around the circumference of the display is equivalent to 5°.
|Camera level||Camera tilted right||Camera tilted forward|
You can also view a virtual horizon using the Virtual horizon option in the setup menu.