Thursday, 27 September 2012

Aperture Priority vs Shutter Priority on DSLR Cameras

If you are unsure whether to shoot in Aperture or Shutter Priority mode, this article by Dan Losowski for Picture Correct gives guidance on which one to use and when.

The many modes modern cameras can shoot in can sometimes overwhelm their owner. When setting up to take a picture, many DSLR users will use either Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority. Both shooting modes are great for specific scenarios. I’m going to help you figure out where you should apply them.

First, what is Aperture and what is Shutter Speed? I could (and will) write a whole article on each of these items, but for now let’s just keep it simple. Aperture is essentially the size of the optic opening. It controls the amount of light let in to the camera.

To read the rest of the article, follow the linkAperture Priority vs Shutter Priority on DSLR Cameras – PictureCorrect

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