Camera Settings for Success
Keep Austin Giving recently hosted “Point, Shoot, Submit”, a seminar on getting the most out of your digital photos. Here are a few highlights.
Today’s “point and shoot” cameras offer a wealth of abilities that are frequently undiscovered. Their default settings are figured to maximize capacity and photo opportunities. By changing a few settings, you can end up with a publication quality photo.
Below is a broad overview of typical settings. For a longer explanation, click here to download more information on Camera Settings Tips.
Default settings tent to make a good 4×6 print. Select a larger size for higher resolution or larger images.
Determines the camera’s sensitivity to light. Automatic is generally ok, but needs to be adjusted when taking indoor and outdoor photos.
When taking photos inside, force the flash to fire every time.
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