Foundations: Shooting Modes; Automatic, Semi-Automatic and Manual

The range of modes and settings can seem daunting at first. The best – and quickest – way to become a confident photographer is to experiment with your camera on every setting, so you fully understand how ISO, aperture and shutter speed inter-link. It’s often better to do this exercise without having another person involved – having to worry about your subject getting bored or uncomfortable adds unnecessary pressure at this stage! In summary, the different exposure modes are: In …