Explore Flexible Program Nikon D800


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Exploring Flexible Program

In Program mode, when you half-press the Shutter button to meter, the camera calculates an exposure and displays the resulting shutter speed and aperture and ISO, if ISO is set to Auto. But there are many are many reciprocal combinations of those exposure parameters that all yield the same overall brightness. This is all explained in Foundations of Photography: Exposure. Flexible Program is a feature that allows you to automatically cycle through all reciprocal combinations for any given metering. With this feature you can meter to get an exposure that gets you proper overall brightness and then use Flexible Program to change to an exposure combination that serves up that same overall brightness, but with the motion stopping or depth of field that you want.

To use Flexible Program I first have to meter, to have some metering settings to adjust, so I have metered here and it says 60th of a second at F4. Now let's say that I wanted to shoot my scene with more depth of field, a deeper ...

Exploring Flexible Program
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Exploring Flexible Program provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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