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

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Shooting Menu

This typical menu (see Figure 3.8) controls options that can directly affect the picture-making process (compared to the Setup menu which controls things like date and time, numbering, and other non image-making settings). Chances are good you won’t need to change Setup menu items during the course of a shoot, but you’ll probably have to turn to the Shooting menu at least occasionally. While your Shooting menu options will vary from camera to camera, here are some typical settings found in many cameras:

Resolution. This is the pixel density of the image you’re creating. Your camera should offer you the ability to select from several different resolution settings, often labeled Large, Medium, and Small. Your manual will tell you ...

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