Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Fully automatic, part of Photography 101 (2012).
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Most of the SLR's have a Fully Automatic mode perhaps a Green Square mode. …But they'll also have a couple of icons on there that are usually called Scene modes. …On the Canon for example you'll see a series of icons up at the top and they're …on the dial itself. So for here for example we have a …Portrait mode, a Scenic mode, a flower, and a Sports mode. …If we take a look at the Nikon, you'll see its very similar. …If I switch the camera into the Scene mode and then push the Info button on the back. …I can now start to cycle through the various modes.…
So again, there's a Landscape mode, a Child mode for shooting kids, there's a …Sports mode. Closeup and so on. …So a lot of the same modes you're going to find across different DSLRs. …Now, what are these for? Well clearly, the intention of the …manufacterer is that if you're going to shoot closeups or portraits. …Or perhaps night scenes or big scenic pictures, by putting the camera in that …mode the camera is going to kind of optimize the Exposure settings. …
- Carry and hold that DSLR like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera: from hands to water glasses to tripods
- Using aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- What the buttons do
- Manually controlling your autofocus
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
Photography 101: Shooting in Low Lightwith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke56m 11s Appropriate for all
Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Upswith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke1h 14m Appropriate for all
1. Carry and Hold That DSLR Like a Pro
2. Stabilizing the Camera: From Hands to Water Glasses to Tripods
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Pushing Your Buttons
6. Manually Controlling Your Autofocus
7. Flash Lights
8. Upgrading Your Light
9. Changing Your Point of View
10. Buying New Gear
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