With modern cameras, getting started be can be somewhat daunting. With the myriad of settings and controls on your average digital camera it can be all too easy to overlook or improperly adjust a setting. That said, having so many options at your disposal can give you a great deal of creative control and provides the ability to set your camera up in very specific ways to suit any situation you wish to photograph. Learning and understanding these settings however isn’t as complicated as it may initially seem. In this section we will look at these settings and learn how to apply them to achieve the best results.
After looking at these settings we will move on to how to best set exposure and focus.