Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Manual, part of Photography 101.
- The last major mode on the camera to discuss…is full manual.…Full manual means that you are setting both…the aperture and the shutter speed yourself.…The camera's doing neither automatically.…So, why would you want to do that?…Well, this gives you complete and total control…over the exposure.…You can control the depth of field.…You can control the shutter speeds,…whether you're freezing action or blurring action…completely.…Now, this doesn't mean that you don't have…to still strike the balance to get a good exposure.…Of course, you do.…But, you have complete control over that.…So, this is up to you if you want to go into this mode.…So, let's take a look at how to get into that mode…on a variety of cameras.…
On the Lumix it is simply the M position on the dial…out of the PASM.…That's again Program, Aperture priority, Shutter priority…and Manual.…On the Sony, it's the same thing.…PASM, just switch that over to M for manual.…On a Canon, we simply switch the dial into M for manual…and on the Fuji, which again, has no PASM modes,…
- Adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- Controlling autofocus
- Using buttons to change focus, metering, and shooting modes
- Carrying a camera like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively and changing your point of view
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
1. Carry and Hold A Camera Like a Pro
2. Stabilize the Camera
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Push Your Buttons
6. Control Your Auto Focus
Focus peaking1m 21s
8. Change Your Point of View
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