Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Aperture Priority mode, part of Canon 60D Essential Training.
In Program mode, when you meter a scene by half-pressing the Shutter button, the…camera calculates an appropriate shutter speed and aperture.…There will be times though when you know that you're going to want a lot of…control of aperture.…Maybe you're shooting portraits, and you know that you want them all to have…shallow depth of field.…So you want to make certain that the camera is always using a wide aperture. Or…maybe you're out shooting landscapes and you know that you want a really deep…depth of field in all of your shots, so you want to make certain that you're…always using a small aperture. Or maybe you're street-shooting, and as you're…shooting different subject matter, you're changing your mind about depth of…field, and so you want to easily be able to change from a big to small aperture.…
In Aperture Priority mode you can choose the aperture that you want and when the…camera meters, it will automatically pick a corresponding shutter speed that…will yield a correct exposure.…You probably already know how to switch to Aperture Priority mode.…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Canon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 28s
6. Using Drive Mode and the Self-Timer
7. Using Exposure Control Options
8. More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Functions
15. Using Custom Functions
16. Caring for Your Camera
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