Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Aperture Priority mode, part of Nikon D7000 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 are shooting portraits and you know that you want them all to have…shallow depth of field.…So you'll want to make certain that the camera is always using a wide aperture,…or maybe you are shooting landscapes and you know that you want really deep…depth of field in all your shots, so you want to make certain that you're always…using a small aperture, or maybe you are street shooting and as you're shooting…different subject matter, you're changing your mind about depth of field.…
So, you want to be able to easily change from a big aperture to a 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.…
- 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 Nikon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 11s
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Using the 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 Modes
15. Using Custom Settings
16. Retouching Images
17. Caring for Your Camera
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