Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Flexible Program mode, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
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.…But there are many reciprocal combinations of those exposure parameters that all…yield the same overall brightness.…Now 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, first I have to meter, so I half press the Shutter…button and now I see my shutter speed and aperture.…If I start turning my dial, notice that my exposure parameters are changing.…Also notice that I get this little icon here, P with an asterisk over, this…
- 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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