Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Using scene modes, part of Getting Pro Results from a Compact Camera.
A lot of photos you take probably fall into certain types of scenes.…Landscape shots when you are on vacation, photos at the beach, a sporting event,…indoor photos at parties.…Wouldn't it be nice if you could tell your camera, …"Hey! I am about to take some landscape photos, set yourself accordingly?"…Well, scene modes allow you to do just that.…I have my Olympus here hooked up to the smart board, so we can go through some…of those important ones together.…I am going to start with landscape.…Now landscape is basically short for aperture priority mode.…
What do I mean by that?…Well, in landscape mode what the camera does is it sets that aperture down a…little bit and gives you greater depth of field.…So that the plants in the foreground and the mountains in the background are all in focus.…It also sets the white balance perfect for this type of shooting.…So instead of having to think about all that stuff, all you have to do is put…your camera in Landscape Mode and start taking photos.…The next scene mode I want to talk about is Night Portrait and this is very…
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