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

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6Chapter 6: Manual Operations

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Introduction

This chapter is about taking complete control of your camera settings and learning to manually fine-tune them to reflect your artistic photographic vision. Although we use mostly the semiautomatic settings described in the previous chapter, we use manual controls when we need our results to be reproducible and precise.

Sometimes you want the exposure and focus to be fixed at a constant value. For example, suppose you want to take a panoramic shot the old-fashioned way, without using the Sweep Panorama feature. You mount the camera on a tripod, set the exposure manually, and take a series of overlapping ...

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