Chapter 7

Putting It All Together

In This Chapter

arrow Reviewing the best all-around picture-taking settings

arrow Adjusting the camera for portrait photography

arrow Discovering the keys to super action shots

arrow Dialing in the right settings to capture landscapes and other scenic vistas

arrow Capturing close-up views of your subject

arrow Shooting through glass, capturing fireworks, and conquering other special challenges


Earlier chapters break down critical picture-taking features on your camera, detailing how the various controls affect exposure, picture quality, focus, color, and the like. This chapter pulls all that information together to help you set up your camera for specific types of photography.

Keep in mind, though, that there’s no one “right way” to shoot a portrait, a landscape, or whatever. So feel ...

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