IN THIS CHAPTER
Reviewing the best all-around picture-taking settings
Adjusting the camera for portrait photography
Discovering the keys to super action shots
Dialing in the right settings to capture landscapes and other scenic vistas
Capturing close-up views of your subject
Earlier chapters break down critical picture-taking features, explaining controls that affect exposure, picture quality, focus, color, and more. 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 free to wander off on your own, tweaking this exposure setting or adjusting that focus control, to discover your own creative vision — experimentation is part of the fun of photography!
For some camera options, such as exposure mode, aperture, and shutter speed, the best settings ...