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Wednesday Photography Tips: SAY NO TO AUTO EXPOSURE

Why should you say NO to Auto Exposure?

The Auto and P (Program) are fully automatic camera exposure settings. It means that your camera controls the exposure, and you have little to no control over the exposure settings.

Here are a few scenarios that Auto Exposure fails to perform:
For instance, if you want to take pictures of your kids playing ball, you need to use a faster shutter speed to freeze the movement. However, in Auto mode, your camera does not increase the shutter speed, and you will end up with a blurry image.

Fast Shutter Speed

Fast Shutter speed
Fast Shutter speed

On the other note, if you want to take pictures of a waterfall and create the cloudy effect of running water, the Auto mode does not use a slower shutter speed. Therefore, the final photos will be disappointing!

Slow Shutter Speed

Manual Exposure
By slowing down the shutter speed the moving elements get blurry. In this example, the water is blurry.

Say NO to Auto Exposure!

To avoid these upsetting results, I suggest using a semi-automatic setting such as shutter priority or aperture priority.
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