Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shutter-Priority Auto mode, part of Learning the Nikon D600 and D610.
- If you enjoy the benefits of shooting in Program Mode,…but want more control over shutter speed,…then I recommend you try Shutter Priority Auto Mode.…This mode is useful when shooting things like sports,…or fast moving subjects, and you really need to…control the freezing of the action.…Or perhaps you want to use a slower shutter to smooth out…something like a flowing waterfall.…To shoot in Shutter Priority Mode,…just turn the dial to the letter S.…Now you can use the main Command Dial,…to adjust the shutter speed.…As you change the shutter speed,…you'll notice that the aperture automatically adjusts…to achieve a proper exposure.…
Again, you could use exposure compensation…to further influence the Shutter Priority Mode.…As you shorten the shutter speed, the aperture…of the lens opens up to let in more light.…A shorter shutter speed needs a wider aperture…to achieve a proper exposure.…If you don't want to change the exposure,…then be sure to bump up the ISO.…In turn, as you lengthen the shutter speed,…you'll notice that the aperture gets smaller…
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
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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