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    Understanding Your Camera’s Exposure Settings: Shutter

    This is part two of my series on understanding your camera’s exposure settings. Part one is about ISO. Hopefully, you have a good grasp of ISO by now and you are almost ready to start getting your fancy camera out of “Auto” mode. I mentioned in the first part of this three-part series of articles, that getting out of auto mode allows you to be more creative with your camera and that this begins with understanding three primary settings. Shutter Speed I had mentioned that ISO was the easiest concept of the three exposure control settings to understand, but shutter speed is very easy, too. Here is something obvious: A photograph…

  • Nikon mode dial by Brithikesontario
    Photography

    Understanding Your Camera’s Exposure Settings: ISO

    Did you receive a new camera for Christmas or a birthday? Or perhaps you are one of many people who has had a camera for a while but never did figure out what “Aperture” is. Let me guess, your camera has been stuck in “Auto” mode for a while now? Good news: It’s not too difficult to understand your camera’s exposure settings, and once you do, it will unlock some of your camera’s potential. A lot comes down to balancing three primary settings. I will write about each, starting with ISO. So read on! ISO The easiest exposure setting to get to grips with is ISO. It stands for International Standards Organisation,…