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

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Chapter 6. Rock That Camera!: Real-world problem solving

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A proud alumnus of the international program Up With People (www.upwithpeople.org), I was eager to capture a great shot of the show when a cast came to town. Using my older-model point and shoot, I simply canceled the flash, set the ISO to high, braced my elbows against my ribs, and waited for the right moment.

Are ya feelin’ it? Now that you understand the basics of exposure, the different shooting modes, and all those great functions, there’s a whole new world of better photos waiting for you!

But how do you really pull it off? How do you work your way from an image that isn’t working ...

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