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Sony NEX-6: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jerod Foster

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4. The Professional Modes

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Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

Creativity comes through in your images when you can control your camera, and the professional exposure modes allow you such control. To anyone who has been involved with photography for any period of time, these modes are known as the backbones of photography. They allow you to influence two of the most important factors for taking great photographs: aperture and shutter speed. Accessing these modes is as simple as turning the Mode dial to P, A, S, or M. But wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what those letters and corresponding modes control and how to make them do our bidding? ...

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