manual mode

Why Understanding Manual Mode is important

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To be completely honest I very rarely shoot in Manual Mode? When I talk about Manual Mode I’m talking about the ‘M’ mode on your cameras dial, not anything else like manual focus (that’s another post). And there’s 3 specific elements in manual mode that you have full control over – Aperture, Shutter and ISO. Primarily I shoot in Aperture …

What is ISO in Photography?

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ISO in Photography Back in ye old days when I had a film camera (crikey I sound old!), ISO in photography was to do with how sensitive the film was to light. I generally used ISO 100, 200 and 400, for bright conditions, cloudy conditions and all round conditions respectively. But if you wanted to change your ISO when using …