Chapter 3

Taking Great Pictures, Automatically

In This Chapter

arrow Shooting your first pictures in Scene Intelligent Auto mode

arrow Trying Live View photography

arrow Getting creative by using scene modes

arrow Understanding the Ambience and Lighting/Scene Type features

arrow Gaining more control with Creative Auto mode


Your camera is loaded with features for the advanced photographer, enabling you to exert precise control over f-stop, shutter speed, ISO, flash power, and much more. But you don’t have to wait until you understand those options to take great pictures because your camera also offers eight exposure modes that provide point-and-shoot simplicity. This chapter shows you how to get the best results in those modes, including Scene Intelligent Auto, Flash Off, the five scene modes, and Creative Auto.

Shooting in Auto and Flash Off Modes

For the simplest camera operation, set the camera to Scene ...

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