Photographer's Guide to the Canon PowerShot S100 by A. White

By A. White

This 283-page paperback is an entire consultant to the operation and contours of the Canon PowerShot S100, probably the most subtle compact electronic cameras at the moment on hand. The booklet is a follow-up to prior courses by means of this writer to complex compact cameras, together with the Leica D-Lux five, Panasonic Lumix LX5, and Fujifilm FinePix X100. the recent publication explains all operations, beneficial properties, and controls of the Canon PowerShot S100 digicam in transparent language, offering advice not just approximately the way to accomplish issues with the digital camera, but if and why to take advantage of yes positive factors. The e-book doesn't think really expert wisdom by way of the reader, yet adopts a matter-of-fact tone in masking themes corresponding to autofocus, handbook concentration, intensity of box, aperture precedence, HDR (High Dynamic variety) images, white stability, ISO, and macro images. The ebook comprises discussions of the particular good points of the S100, together with its High-Definition video strength, and its great gradual movement video settings, which enable the person to decelerate motion to one-eighth of standard pace. The greater than 2 hundred pictures within the ebook, just about all in complete colour, illustrate the controls and menus of the digicam, and contain examples of the kinds of images that may be taken utilizing the numerous inventive settings of the S100, together with inventive Filters mode settings, which enable the photographer regulate the colour processing and different elements of pictures. additionally, the publication explains menu recommendations equivalent to Dynamic variety Correction, and it explains the superb beneficial properties that this digital camera has for capturing non-stop bursts of nonetheless pictures. The ebook additionally is going past the area of daily images, with introductions to themes similar to infrared images, road images, macro images, and growing 3D (three-dimensional) pictures that may be seen with traditional crimson and blue 3D glasses. In 3 appendices, the booklet describes add-ons for the PowerShot S100 digital camera, together with clear out adapter, situations, and exterior flash supplies an inventory of websites and different assets for additional details and contains a part with speedy counsel that supply insights into the right way to benefit from the beneficial properties of this digital camera within the most productive methods attainable. The booklet contains a special desk of Contents and an entire Index, so the reader can fast locate information regarding any specific characteristic or point of the digital camera.

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0 (most narrow). The amount of light that is let into the camera to create an image on the camera’s sensor is controlled by the combination of aperture (how wide open the lens is) and shutter speed (how long the shutter remains open to let in the light). For some purposes, you may want to control the width of the aperture but still let the camera choose the corresponding shutter speed. Here are a couple of examples involving depth of field. Depth of field is a measure of how well a camera is able to keep multiple objects or subjects in focus at different distances (focal lengths).

With Manual exposure mode, the settings for aperture and shutter speed are independent of each other. When you change one, the other one stays unchanged until you adjust it manually. The camera is leaving the creative decision about exposure entirely up to you, even if the resulting photograph would be washed out by excessive exposure or under-exposed to the point of near-blackness. Finally, you should be aware of the procedure for setting the camera’s ISO in Manual mode. In Chapter 4, I’ll talk more about the ISO setting, which controls how sensitive the camera’s sensor is to light.

You enter Scene mode by turning the mode dial to the SCN 61 PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO THE CANON POWERSHOT S100 indicator. Now, unless you want to settle for whatever type of Scene setting is already in place, you need to pick one from the fairly impressive list of 14 Scene settings. /Set button in the center of the control dial. The icon for the current Scene setting is at the top of the string of icons at the left of the screen. Once you have the orange highlight on that icon, use the left and right direction buttons or the control dial to move through the 14 possible choices.

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