Beginner’s Corner – Exposure Modes Part 1
Nov05

Beginner’s Corner – Exposure Modes Part 1

By Charles MacPherson–    Exposure Modes Part 1 Beginner’s Corner – Exposure Modes I’ve been asked to explain something about the different exposure modes.  I’ll go more into depth on these next month. Here are the modes that most cameras have: Green Box or Full Auto.  The camera controls all exposure and autofocus (AF) settings.  You have zero control, but will usually get an acceptable image. P or Program. ...

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Beginner’s Corner – Managing Your Shutter Speeds
Oct25

Beginner’s Corner – Managing Your Shutter Speeds

By Charles MacPherson–  Managing Your Shutter Speeds Managing your camera’s shutter speed is absolutely critical to making sharp images – or to create motion blur when you want to.  This Beginner’s Corner article will give you a solid handle on how to eliminate or make motion blur. Think of the camera’s shutter as a window shade.  It either prevents light from reaching the digital sensor (or film), or allows it.  It’s right behind the...

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