IN THIS CHAPTER
Reviewing the best all-around picture-taking settings
Adjusting the camera for portrait photography
Discovering the keys to super action shots
Dialing in the right settings to capture landscapes and other scenic vistas
Capturing close-up views of your subject
Shooting fireworks and other tricky subjects
Earlier chapters of this book break down almost every picture-taking feature on your camera, describing in detail how the controls affect exposure, picture quality, focus, color, and the like. This chapter pulls together all that information to help you set up your camera for specific types of photography.
Keep in mind, though, that there are no hard-and-fast rules for the “right way” to shoot a portrait, a landscape, or whatever. So feel free to wander off on your own, tweaking this exposure setting or adjusting that focus control, ...