Question About Which Mode to Use

Started May 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Question About Which Mode to Use
In reply to 69chevy, May 4, 2012

I used Av most of the time because it is probably the control that changes the look and feel of the image the most for me - I want to emphasise a particular feature or the whole scene should be in focus, I also start at base ISO and then increase that (or use a tripod) if the shutter speed is getting too slow.

But I haven't learnt the metering on Canon as well yet so I find myself in M mode a lot more than I used to be.

69chevy wrote:

Not to sidebar too much..

I know first hand from many photographers I network with that Av is very commonly used.

Is it just personal preference, or do you lose less shots in Av?

In low light, do you adjust the aperture much? and if so, why?

I am by no means trying to say that any way is better, I am just curious to the thought process.

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