Digital Camera - Taking Care Of Exposure Controls
Now that you have decided on the type of digital camera you need, its resolution and the price you are likely to pay for it, you must have come close to
making a decision about which models to consider. But there are still a few criteria to be evaluated before you take a decision.
One of them is the basic photographic controls. There might be colorful features like automatic panorama modes and bracketed color parameters, but
the ones you need are the basic controls which will help you to take your favorite shots. So the next thing you should look for are the controls in each
model along with the interface which will make these controls easier to understand and access.
Exposure control - It is one of the basic controls you should be interested in a digital camera. This will depend on your decision to buy a fully automatic
snapshot or an advanced camera. With the advance in technology, automated cameras have become very common with manual controls being
available in specially designed and costly ones. Manual controls help you to deal with the harsh back-lighting problem in a better way. Manual controls
will keep the colors and tones in the right way. It will give you the necessary control in many exceptional situations.
Parameters of exposure control - The parameters used in exposure control are aperture, shutter speed and ISO. There are various shooting modes
which provide a control over your exposure in a digital camera. One of them is the program mode which takes all the decisions regarding exposure.
These are suitable for most occasions. More difficult situations demand the use of preset exposure modes. It is tailored to offer different options for
different situations. The best is of course the priority modes. The aperture priority mode lets you set a particular aperture allowing the camera to select
the relevant shutter speed. And the shutter priority mode lets you choose the shutter speed.
Reciprocity - By choosing a proper aperture and shutter speed, you can