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Nikon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide by Tony Sweet, Jim White

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CHAPTER 5

 

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Shooting Modes

 

 

Which Shooting Mode Do I Choose?

In a nutshell, your selection of shooting mode will determine the level of control you exercise over the camera during the image capture process. Leaning toward the automatic modes certainly means you will most likely get a technically correct exposure, but it also means you are sacrificing artistic control. Shooting in full manual mode provides total artistic control but demands the utmost attention to detail and some basic knowledge of exposure. You can decide which way to go based ...

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