Chapter Four: Finding and Interpreting Image-Related Information
Before an Exposure
• On the camera body. It seems a bit obvious, but the settings of dials and switches can be overlooked, which will give you 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 exposure mode you wish to work in? If you’re using electronic flash, is the flash mounted, charged, and powered on?
• On the lens. What’s the position of the AF/MF switch (what Canon calls the Focus Mode switch)? Is the Stabilizer switch on or off? And, of course, is the ...