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Teach Yourself Visually™: Digital Photography, 3rd Edition by Lynette Kent, Dave Huss

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Chapter 4. Controlling Exposure and Focal Length

Controlling Exposure and Focal Length

There are many settings that affect your digital camera photographs. Most of these settings are controlled automatically by the camera in response to the amount of light illuminating your subject and the distance of the subject from you. From aperture to shutter speed to focal length, you can mix and match different camera settings to gain creative control over your pictures. All you need is an understanding of the basic elements of photography.

Learn About ISO 36

Learn About Aperture 37

Control Depth of Field 38

Understanding Shutter Speed 39

Discover Exposure Modes 40

Learn About Focal Length 42

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