How to choose the right shooting mode on your DSLR

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How to choose the right shooting mode on your DSLR

  1. 1. How to choosethe right shootingmode on your DSLR...and finally get off of Autowww.photocoachpro.com
  2. 2. Shooting inAuto mode canfeel like a safe choicewww.photocoachpro.com
  3. 3. Your camerawill make all of yourdecisions for youwww.photocoachpro.com
  4. 4. Your camera measuresthe available lightand it choosesthe amount it needswww.photocoachpro.com
  5. 5. Once your cameramakes its decisionyou have no inputwww.photocoachpro.com
  6. 6. In most situationsyou will get enough lightfor good exposurewww.photocoachpro.com
  7. 7. But you won’t usuallyget anything creativewww.photocoachpro.com
  8. 8. Use your priority modesto take control and make amore creative photowww.photocoachpro.com
  9. 9. Which mode should youuse? Try this decision treewww.photocoachpro.com
  10. 10. Is my subject moving?www.photocoachpro.comQ1
  11. 11. If yes, then chooseshutter prioritywww.photocoachpro.comQ1TV SCanon Nikon
  12. 12. Shutter priority is used tostop the action or give theperception of movementwww.photocoachpro.comTV SCanon Nikon
  13. 13. Do I want to stop actionor show movement?www.photocoachpro.comQ2TV SCanon Nikon
  14. 14. Use a larger fractionto stop action> 1/1000th sec, for examplewww.photocoachpro.comQ2TV SCanon Nikon
  15. 15. A fast shutter speed stops action1/1000th
  16. 16. Use a smaller fractionto show movement1/3 second, for exampleor... 5” = 5 secondswww.photocoachpro.comQ2TV SCanon Nikon
  17. 17. A slow shutter speed shows movement1/3 second
  18. 18. Anything that moves whilethe shutter is openlooks like a blurwww.photocoachpro.comTV SCanon Nikon
  19. 19. Is my subject moving?www.photocoachpro.comQ1
  20. 20. If no, then chooseaperture prioritywww.photocoachpro.comQ1AV ACanon Nikon
  21. 21. Use aperture to showdepth of fieldwww.photocoachpro.comQ1AV ACanon Nikon
  22. 22. How much do you wantin focusin front of...and behindyour subject?www.photocoachpro.comQ2AV ACanon Nikon
  23. 23. Choose a larger f/stop fora larger area in focusf/22 = long depth of fieldwww.photocoachpro.comAV ACanon Nikon
  24. 24. Choose a smaller f/stop fora shallow area in focusf/2 = smaller depth of fieldwww.photocoachpro.comAV ACanon Nikon
  25. 25. Shallow depth of fieldCC Geraint Rowland
  26. 26. Portraits are greatsubjects for ashallow depth of fieldwww.photocoachpro.comAV ACanon Nikon
  27. 27. Shallow depth of field portraitCC Rich Ocampo
  28. 28. Long depth of field portraitCC Ben Seidelman
  29. 29. Landscapes aregreat subjects for along depth of fieldwww.photocoachpro.comAV ACanon Nikon
  30. 30. A large number creates a long depth of fieldCC glasseyes view
  31. 31. A large number creates a long depth of fieldCC NeilsPhotography
  32. 32. Are these absolutes?www.photocoachpro.com
  33. 33. Are these absolutes?www.photocoachpro.comNOPE!
  34. 34. but this decision treewill help you choose theright shooting modewww.photocoachpro.com
  35. 35. in mostsituationswww.photocoachpro.com
  36. 36. and producemore creativepictureswww.photocoachpro.com
  37. 37. www.photocoachpro.comFIND MORE PHOTO TIPS LIKE THIS AT
  38. 38. www.phototourdc.comPHOTO WORKSHOPS AT
  39. 39. Lynford Mortonlyn@phototourdc.comTwitter @PhotoTourDCfacebook.com/phototourdcGoogle + community: 2013.photocoachpro.comCONTACT ME

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