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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 by Carol F. Roullard, Brian Matsumoto Ph.D

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Chapter 5. Taking Partial Control of the Camera

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Introduction: Taking Partial Control

This chapter is about starting to take over the operation of the camera and using your own settings. You will still use some automatic operations but you will be conscious of how automation will affect your image. The major advantage of operating the camera this way is that you will always be aware of what settings are being used to take the picture. When you’re using the Intelligent Auto Mode or predefined scene modes, many of the selected camera settings are hidden. For example, the majority of these commands set the camera’s ISO automatically. The camera will ...

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