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David Busch’s Point-and-Shoot Compact Field Guide by Dan Simon, David D. Busch

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Multi-Image Special Features

Quality point-and-shoot cameras often offer a set of features based on the idea of creating, modifying, or combining a group of images rather than just one photo. The list of features includes a number of possibilities.

Bracketing is a process of creating one image at what seems to be the best settings and then creating two or more images at slightly different settings to hedge your bets. Other multi-shot special features are designed to take several images and combine them in a way that creates an improved image.

Exposure bracketing. Most point-and-shoot cameras offer some form of exposure bracketing. Often you can decide how many extra images it creates and how extreme the exposure variations are (that is, the ...

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