Photography for Beginners Part 2: Auto Mode & Program Mode

Each post in this series builds on information discussed in previous posts. See the Photography for Beginners page on the menu for links to all the posts.

Part 1:  It’s All About Light – The Exposure Triangle


In the previous post in this series I explained the exposure triangle (aperture, shutter speed, ISO) and how the three work together. In this post I will discuss two camera modes and how you can put ISO to work for you as a beginning photographer

The details of modes and settings depend on your specific camera. If you only have a phone camera you can’t adjust much of anything, which is the primary reason phone users who get into photography purchase a real camera.

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