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David Busch’S Canon® Powershot® G16 Guide to Digital Photography by David D. Busch

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8Mastering the Mysteries of Focus

Getting the right exposure is one of the foundations of a great photograph, but a lot more goes into a compelling shot than good tonal values. A sharp image, proper white balance, good color, and other factors all can help elevate your image from good to exceptional. So, now that you’ve got a good understanding of exposure tucked away, you’ll want to learn how to use the automatic and manual focusing controls available with the Canon PowerShot G16, and master some of the many ways you can fine-tune your images. We’ll also discuss some creative ways to use exposure, including using very short or long exposures.

Getting in Focus

Learning to use the Canon PowerShot G16’s autofocus system is easy, but you do need ...

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