How to use a camera: exposure modes made simple
Highs and lows of Aperture Priority mode
You need to keep a close eye on the shutter speed when you are shooting in very dark or bright conditions.
In very bright conditions you need to check that the shutter speed display is showing a speed rather than ‘Hi’, or flashing to indicate there isn’t a shutter speed fast enough to give the correct exposure.
In this case, you’ll have to use a lower ISO, a smaller aperture or reduce the amount of light reaching the sensor by using a Neutral Density filter.
Similarly, in dark conditions the shutter speed display may flash or say ‘Lo’, indicating that there isn’t a shutter speed long enough to avoid under-exposure. In this situation you need to use a wider aperture or increase the ISO until a useable shutter speed is shown on the display.
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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on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 1:00 am under Photography Tips.
Tags: camera tips, exposure modes, Shoot Like A Pro