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

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9Advanced Shooting and Wi-Fi

Getting the right exposure and tack-sharp autofocus are two of the foundations of a great photograph, but a lot more goes into capturing great images. In Chapter 6, you learned techniques for getting the right exposure, but I haven’t explained all your exposure options just yet. You’ll want to know about the kind of exposure settings that are available to you with the Canon PowerShot G16. There are options that let you control when the exposure is made, or even how to make an exposure that’s out of the ordinary in terms of length.

A Tiny Slice of Time

Exposures that seem impossibly brief can reveal a world we didn’t know existed. In the 1930s, Dr. Harold Edgerton, a professor of electrical engineering at MIT, pioneered ...

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