Chapter 5Camera Modes and Controls

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A car has a steering wheel, an accelerator pedal, and a brake pedal. It has a turn signal lever, a headlight switch, and something to turn on the windshield wipers. Most cars also have a radio, a heater, and an air conditioner. Some have a manual transmission, and others have an automatic transmission.

When you get into a new car you have never driven before, certain controls are immediately apparent and others are in unfamiliar places or operate differently from previous cars you have driven. However, knowledge from earlier cars can be applied to the new car.

Cameras are similar. Most ...

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