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Langford's Starting Photography, 6th Edition by Michael Langford, Philip Andrews

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Creative Use ofCamera Controls

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Each of the camera's technical features introduced in the previous part – lens focusing, shutter, aperture, etc. – is there for two purposes. Firstly, it helps you to get clear, accurately framed and properly exposed pictures of subjects – distant or close, under dim or bright lighting conditions. But each control also has its own creative effect on the image. This allows you some interesting options – in other words, you can choose a particular setting for its creative influence, and then adjust the other controls if necessary to still maintain correct exposure. Clearly, the more controls your camera offers ...

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