Scene modes and in-camera processing


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Scene modes and in-camera processing

Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You've seen how these three parameters give you control over brightness and depth of field, motion control, tonality. They are simply exposure. You've also seen a number of ways of controlling all of these parameters, but there might still be a few more items on your mode dial. These are scene modes. Scene modes typically have icons representing specific type of scenes. For example, you might have landscape, portrait, night shooting, sports. These are all automatic modes, similar to program mode.

When you shoot with a scene mode, you still need to half-press your shutter button to focus, meter and white- balance, wait till the camera beeps, and then press the button rest of the way to take your shot. But in a scene mode, the camera biases its exposure decisions for a specific type of scene. For example, in landscape mode, the camera will lean towards smaller apertures for deeper depth of field. In portrait mode, it will bias towards wider apertures t...

Scene modes and in-camera processing
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