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Canon® EOS Rebel XSi/450D Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Automatic Exposure Bracketing

The first entry on the Shooting 2 menu is AEB, or Automatic Exposure Bracketing. As you’ll learn in Chapter 4, bracketing using the XSi’s AEB feature is a way to shoot several consecutive exposures using different settings, to improve the odds that one will be exactly right. Select this menu choice, then use the left and right cross keys to spread or contract the three dots beneath the –2/+2 scale until you’ve defined the range you want the bracket to cover, shown as two-thirds-stop jumps in Figure 3.9.

Figure 3.9. Set the range of the three bracketed exposures.

As you take pictures, the amount of bracketing will ...

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