Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people

Home > Articles > Digital Photography

Nikon D750: The Professional Modes

  • Print
  • + Share This
If you really want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control aperture and shutter speed, but why you are controlling them. Rob Sylvan explores the modes of the Nikon D750, including Program Mode, Shutter Priority Mode, Aperture Priority Mode, and Manual Mode, in this excerpt from Nikon D750: From Snapshots to Great Shots.
This chapter is from the book
04fig00.jpg

Click to view larger image

ISO 100 • 1/2 sec. • f/22 • 29mm lens

Taking Your Photography to the Next Level

Most professional photographers use a few select modes that offer the greatest amount of control over their photography. To anyone who has been involved with photography for any period of time, these modes are known as the backbones of photography. They allow you to influence two of the most important factors in taking great photographs—namely, aperture and shutter speed. To access these modes, you simply hold the Mode dial lock release and turn the Mode dial to one of the letter-designated modes and begin shooting. But wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what those modes control and how to make them do our bidding? Well, if you really want to take that next step in controlling your photography, it is essential that you understand not only how to control these modes, but why you are controlling them. So let’s switch over to the first of our professional modes: Program.

  • + Share This
  • 🔖 Save To Your Account