Category: Camera Modes

Digital cameras have several modes including Record, Playback and Video. Here’s information to help you understand how to effectively use the various modes.

Setup mode

The setup mode allows you tweak the factory default settings of a digital camera, as well as perform basic functions such as formatting and erasing a memory card.

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Metering modes

Most digital cameras have more than one method of metering. For correct exposure, select the metering mode best suited for a particular scene or subject.

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Landscape mode

Landscape mode helps you obtain maximum sharpness when taking photos of distant scenes such as cityscapes, seascapes, skyscapes and distant forests.

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Focus modes

Digital cameras may have more than one focus mode. Using the correct mode or focus technique can increase your chances of keeping the main subject in sharp focus.

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Flash modes

Flash modes

Changing the flash mode to match the scene or subject you’re photographing, whether in low or bright light, can result in better illuminated images.

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Auto ISO modes

Auto ISO modes automatically select the ISO according to the light level of a scene. This means that the user has no control over which ISO number is used. This may…or may not…be a good thing.

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