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The Sony Alpha NEX-6 by Brian Matsumoto Ph. D, Carol F. Roullard

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Chapter 4: Automatic Settings

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Introduction

How you use the Sony NEX-6 depends on your expertise, your desire to control aspects of picture taking, and your creativity. Even if you do not know such photographic terms as f-stop, shutter speed, ISO, or EV, you can still take technically excellent pictures and movies using one of the automatic modes.

This chapter covers the Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, and SCN predefined automatic modes. The first question to ask is why there are so many automatic modes. As mentioned in chapter 2, there are several combinations of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO that provide a technically well-exposed picture. ...

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