Most cameras offer you a range of different exposure modes. These often include a fully automatic mode, Program (P), Aperture Priority (A or Av), Shutter Priority (S or Tv), and sometimes some scene modes. In this article I want to explore the Manual exposure mode, usually indicated on the mode dial by a capital 'M'.
Why would you want to use a manual exposure mode when your camera features fancy algorithms to work out the exposure in automatic modes? Read on to find out.Read the rest of this entry »