Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Shutter Priority mode, part of Learning the Canon Rebel SL1 (100D and Kiss X7).
- If you enjoy the benefits of shooting in Program mode,…but want more control over shutter speed,…then I recommend you try Shutter Priority Auto mode.…This mode is useful when shooting things like sports,…or fast-moving subjects, and you really need…to control the freezing of the action.…Or perhaps you want to use a slower shutter…to smooth out something like a flowing waterfall.…To shoot in the Shutter Priority mode,…turn the dial to the Tv setting.…This stands for time value, which is the shutter speed.…Now you can use the main dial…to adjust the overall shutter speed.…
As you change the stutter speed,…you'll notice that the aperture automatically adjusts…to achieve a proper exposure.…Again, you can use exposure compensation…to further influence the Shutter Priority mode.…As you shorten the shutter speed,…the aperture of the lens opens up to let in more light.…A shorter speed means a wider aperture,…to achieve a proper exposure.…If you don't want to change the exposure,…then be sure to bump up the ISO.…In turn as you lengthen the shutter speed,…
Want to get up and running even faster? Check out the "Quick Start" chapter to learn how to use your 100D straight out of the box.
- Reviewing the lens controls
- Changing image format and size
- Adjusting ISO and exposure compensations
- Using Program Shift mode
- Exploring Autofocus
- Focusing manually
- Shooting in Continuous (burst) mode
- Switching between metering modes
- Shooting with flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look
3. Shooting in Program Auto Exposure Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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