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Shooting In Manual Mode- A Beginner’s Guide

Just in case you missed these simple photo tips from last year!

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Everything You Need To Know About Shooting in Manual

A Quick Guide

Photo Equipment Low Rez_0915  The photo above shows what equipment I use out in the field but you don’t need all this gear. You do need to know the basics to shoot in manual mode. Shooting in manual puts you in a different classification of photographer. You are no longer a novice and can now show off to your friends that YOU shoot in manual and are more creative. These tips are primarily for those using a DSLR camera. Shooting in manual mode requires properly setting your ISO, F-stop and Shutter Speed.

1. ISO   Set your ISO according to the lighting conditions. ISO refers to the sensitivity of your camera’s sensor. Kind of like in the old film days where you would buy film according to its sensitivity. A typical ISO for daytime lighting would be from 100 to 400…

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2 responses

  1. Amy

    Thank you so much for the post, Michael! Very helpful lessons. 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    February 18, 2016 at 11:33 AM

  2. Reblogged


    February 25, 2016 at 12:46 AM

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