Chapter Four: Finding and Interpreting Image-Related Information


Before an Exposure

External Information

On the camera body. It seems a bit obvious, but the settings of dials and switches can easily be overlooked, which will produce results quite different from what you expect.

Start with the power switch: Is the camera powered on? Then check the Mode Dial: Is the camera set to the mode you wish to work in? If you’re using electronic flash, is the flash mounted, charged, and powered on?

On the lens.


Figure 4-1. The Canon EF 24–105mm f/4L IS ...

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