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Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital Photography by David D. Busch

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Choosing a Creative Zone Exposure Method

You’ll find five methods for choosing the appropriate shutter speed and aperture within the Creative Zone settings. Just spin the Mode Dial to choose the method you want to use. Your choice of which is best for a given shooting situation will depend on things like your need for lots of (or less) depth-of-field, a desire to freeze action or allow motion blur, or how much noise you find acceptable in an image. Each of the EOS 40D’s exposure methods emphasizes one aspect of image capture or another. This section introduces you to all five.

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