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Canon EOS 60D: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Nicole S. Young

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3. Camera Shooting Modes

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Using the Camera’s Mode Settings

The Canon 60D has several different shooting modes located on the Mode dial on the top of the camera. Each setting is unique, and each allows you to have as much or as little control as you would like when taking pictures. It might be tempting to turn to the mode that you’re most familiar with and start shooting without ever learning about the other settings, but what fun would that be? If you’ve never used an SLR camera before, some of these settings may be new to you and maybe even a bit confusing. My goal is to introduce these settings so you can decide which ones best suit your photography ...

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