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

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Chapter 5: Taking Control of the Camera

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Introduction

This chapter is about taking more control of your camera’s operation. Intelligent Auto, Superior Auto, and the SCN modes automatically set the camera’s focus mode, shutter speed, and aperture. Although this yields a sharp and properly exposed image, it prevents you from adjusting the camera settings and improving the image to a higher artistic level.

You can gain this improvement by using the Program Auto (P), Aperture Priority (A), and Shutter Priority (S) shooting modes. Essentially, these modes allow you to control the aperture, shutter speed, or ISO independently but still provide automatic ...

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