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Your most frequent adjustments will be to focus, exposure, and sound level. Ideally these should be manually controlled, but this may not be feasible while operating handheld. The options you choose show up in the viewfinder as icons, so you must recognize these too—or discover later that all your participants have yellow jaundice because the winking saucer was trying to tell you, “Set white balance.”


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