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Nikon D7500 For Dummies by Julie Adair King

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Chapter 2

Reviewing Five Essential Picture-Taking Options

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Selecting an exposure mode

check Changing the shutter-release mode

check Choosing the right Image Size setting

check Understanding the Image Quality setting: JPEG or Raw?

check Exploring the 1.3x crop option (Image Area setting)

Every camera manufacturer strives to ensure that your initial encounter with the camera is a happy one. To that end, the D7500's default settings are designed to make it easy to take a good picture the first time you press the shutter button. The camera is set to the Auto exposure mode, which means that all you need to do is frame, focus, and shoot, as outlined at the end of Chapter 1.

Although the default settings deliver acceptable pictures in many cases, they don't produce optimal results in every situation. You may be able to take a decent portrait in Auto mode, for example, but by tweaking a few settings, you can turn that decent portrait into a stunning one.

This chapter helps you start fine-tuning the ...

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