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David Busch’s Canon® PowerShot® G1 X by David D. Busch

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5Fine-Tuning Exposure

The Canon PowerShot G1 X offers the best of two worlds when it comes to capturing exactly the right exposure—a picture with the optimum balance of tones and colors that are neither too light nor too dark to reveal all the detail in the original subject. You can select one of the numerous predefined shooting modes suitable for your subject matter—such as portrait, landscape, underwater, sports, or beach—and the camera will do an excellent job of calculating the right settings to give you an outstanding picture with little input on your part beyond the initial mode dial selection. If you can’t decide for yourself which of those specific shooting modes is best, you can select the green Auto icon instead, and the PowerShot G1 ...

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