How to use a camera: exposure modes made simple
How to use Shutter Priority mode
1 Fast shutter speeds
Check there isn’t a low exposure warning – either a flashing aperture number or ‘Lo’ displayed on the screen. If there is one, increase the ISO or use a slower shutter speed.
2 Using slow shutter speeds
Check for a high exposure warning. If so, set a lower ISO if one is available or use a faster shutter speed, otherwise use a Neutral Density or polarising filter.
Pros and Cons of Shutter Priority mode
What’s it good for?
Shooting sports and action where you need control over the shutter speed
What’s it bad for?
Most landscape photography
- Any subject where you need precise control over the depth of field
PAGE 1: How to use a camera’s top dial
PAGE 2: How to use Program mode
PAGE 3: Program Mode Pros and Cons
PAGE 4: Your camera display explained
PAGE 5: Using Program Shift / Flexible Program
PAGE 6: What is Aperture Priority mode?
PAGE 7: Highs and lows of Aperture Priority mode
PAGE 8: How to control depth of field in Aperture Priority mode
PAGE 9: What is Shutter Priority mode?
PAGE 10: How to use Shutter Priority mode?
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Tags: camera tips, exposure modes, Shoot Like A Pro