Image Stabilization Image stabilizers help you shoot at slow shutter speeds, but you still may need to stabilize yourself, use a monopod, tripod, or lean against something.
Av- Aperture Priority Set your f-stop and the camera sets the shutter speed for proper exposure F-stop controls depth of field Pay attention to the shutter speed too slow=blurry pictures
Programo This is an automatic setting on a DSLR. This means it will give you choices that are all “good” exposures, but depth of field and the ability to freeze your action depends on what your choice you make.
In program mode, be aware of your shutter speed/f-stopcombination. When you are shooting action, always choose thecombination with the shutter speed at 1/250 second or faster.Otherwise, your action will blur like in this example.
Manual Use manual only if you know how to read the light meter and you don’t mind changing your settings for every shot
In manual mode, you control the shutter speed/f-stop combinationbased on what the light meter is tells you.
Manual is a challenging setting to use, but it might be the onlyway to get a good exposure in difficult lighting situations.