Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing ISO, part of Up and Running with the Nikon D600 and D610.
- ISO is a useful adjustment that modifies…the sensitivity of your camera's sensor.…As you increase ISO, you can use faster shutter speeds…and smaller apertures.…This is a typical adjustment you'll make…when shooting in lower light.…Keep in mind, though, that higher ISOs can add some noise.…But the benefit is, is that they give you the option…to use smaller apertures to capture deeper depth of field…and to use faster shutter speeds to truly freeze the action.…To modify the ISO, hold the ISO button down.…
Then turn the command dial to choose a new ISO.…You could choose settings…that range from ISO 100 to ISO 6400.…With higher ISOs, you'll increase the likelihood…of adding noise.…You'll also find settings like high, 0.3, 0.7, one and two.…These are additional stops beyond 6400.…Because these settings, though, yield quite a bit…of noise and color distortion,…I recommend that you avoid them,…reserving them as a last resort…when it comes down to getting the shot…or not getting the shot.…
It's always a good idea, though,…
Want to get up and running even faster? Check out the "Quick Start" chapter to learn how to use your D600 or D610 straight out of the box.
- Powering up and shooting with the scene modes
- Reviewing the lens controls
- Changing image format and size
- Adjusting ISO and exposure compensations
- Using Flexible Program mode
- Shooting in continuous low-speed, high-speed, and quiet-shutter-release modes
- Switching between metering modes
- Shooting with flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
Foundations of Photography: Exposurewith Ben Long3h 24m Appropriate for all
Up and Running with DSLR Filmmakingwith Chad Perkins1h 10m Appropriate for all
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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