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The Sony A7 II by Carol F. Roullard, Brian Matsumoto Ph.D

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5Chapter 5: Using the Semiautomatic Modes

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Introduction

This chapter is about taking greater control of your photography. Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, and the SCN modes automatically set the focus mode, shutter speed, and aperture. Although they yield sharp and properly exposed images, they prevent you from adjusting the camera settings and improving your photos based on your artistic designs. The shooting modes described in this chapter—Program Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), and Shutter Priority (S)—give you increased control with a degree of automation. Essentially, these modes allow you to set the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO independently ...

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