Aperture Priority Mode in the Canon 5D Mark III


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Aperture priority mode

If you have been through the Shutter Priority lesson, this lesson ought to make a lot of sense to you. We are going to talk about aperture priority. In aperture priority, I can select an aperture that I want, and when I meter, the camera will always select a corresponding shutter speed that will give me a good exposure, meaning an exposure that is neither too bright nor too dark. Changing my camera to Aperture Priority mode. If you are not sure how to do that, you ought to check out the Modes lesson. The reason I might take control of aperture is that aperture is how I control depth of field.

And as you have seen, depth of field is simply the measure of how much of my image is in focus. So let's take a look at our scene here. We've got three antique cameras, all at three different depths. So I can choose to shoot these in a lot of different ways. I can have them all in focus, or I can have just some of them in focus. So, the key to shooting shallow depth of field--that is, so that on...

Aperture priority mode
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