How To Use Custom Modes And A-Dep In Photography


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Custom modes and A-DEP

The great thing about there being so many different ways to control exposure on your camera is that you probably have options that are perfectly suited to specific shooting situations. The drag of having all of these controls is that it can be difficult to quickly make a bunch of parameter changes when you are working in the field. But your camera might offer custom modes. These are modes that can be configured anyway you want. For example, many Cannon and Nikon SLRs offer custom modes right on their standard mode control. When I switch to one of these custom modes, then the camera is immediately configured with whatever settings I have programmed into that mode.

For example, say that you regularly shoot at swim meet. Each time you go, you configure for tungsten white balance, you set to aperture priority and you change to f/2.8 because you like shallow depth of field, and you turn on burst mode, so that you can shoot rapid burst of shots. You can program all of those into a custom mode,...

Custom modes and A-DEP
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Custom modes and A-DEP provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Exposure

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