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Your Camera Loves You: Learn to Love It Back by Khara Plicanic

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Chapter 2. Shooting Mode Bonanza: Getting bossy, and learning to like it

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Captured with an older model point-and-shoot camera, this image depicts the triumphant feeling that comes with taking control over your camera and not being afraid to boss it around.

If the alphabet soup of shooting modes and dizzying collection of scenes (or presets) your camera offers has ever felt overwhelming, you are not alone. It’s largely the reason so many people’s cameras spend most of their lives in auto mode, never getting to live up to their full potential. How sad!

But—there’s a world of goodness (not to mention better photos!) awaiting you if you’re open to ...

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