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Digital Camera Techniques by Jon Tarrant

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5 Camera settings

All digital cameras offer a variety of settings, and many offer a sometimes bewildering array of options. The most common basic settings are Record, Play and Computer – where the last is employed when the camera is connected by cable to a PC (normally either Mac or Windows). Record and Play are largely self-explanatory, and their finer details are, in any case, usually specific to individual cameras or brands. One thing that is worth noting, however, is that the best digital cameras switch instantly from Play to Record mode at a touch of the shutter release button. This is important for professional photographers, who will want to review the pictures they have already taken but must at the same time remain vigilant to capture ...

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