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David Busch’s Pentax™ K200D: Guide to Digital SLR Photography by Matthew Bamberg, David D. Busch

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Chapter 4. Fine-Tuning Exposure

When you bought your Pentax K200D, you probably considered your days of worrying about getting the correct exposure were over. To paraphrase an old Kodak tagline dating back to the 19th Century—the goal is, “you press the button, and the camera does the rest.” For the most part, that’s a realistic objective. The K200D is one of the smartest cameras available when it comes to calculating the right exposure for most situations. You can generally choose one of the Scene/SCN modes, or spin the Mode dial to Auto Pict, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Aperture Priority, or Shutter Priority and shoot away.

So, why am I including an entire chapter titled “Fine-Tuning Exposure?” As you learn to use your K200D creatively, you’re ...

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