Part art and part science, photography records and preserves themoments of our lives. Sure, you can snap a picture with yoursmartphone. But if you want to create a truly memorable portrait ofa moment, you must master lighting, exposure, and focus. When youcontrol what makes the photo, you not the camera control the results.
Enter the exhilarating world beyond auto mode, and feel thepower of crafting the total image.
Master the exposure triangle: ISO, aperture, and shutterspeed
Experiment with settings to learn what they do
Practice with semi-automatic modes
See how different types of light affect your image
Understand exactly what you can control and what the cameracontrols
Explore settings for portraits, landscapes, and other commonshots
Learn to create the perfect image in the camera, instead offixing a mediocre image with Photoshop