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Exposure Adjusting The Light Intensity - Sony DSC-P200 Fall 2005 User's Manual / Troubleshooting

Cyber-shot® cameras: cyber-shot® digital still camera; silver.
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Exposure
Adjusting the light intensity
You can create various images by adjusting the exposure and the ISO sensitivity. Exposure is
the amount of light that the camera will receive when you release the shutter.
Overexposure
= too much light
Whitish image
Correct exposure
Underexposure
= too little light
Darker image
Characteristics of "shutter speed"
Faster
Moving objects
appear stopped.
Shutter speed = Length of time the camera receives
Exposure:
Aperture = Size of the opening allowing light to pass
Slower
Moving objects
appear to flow.
light
through
ISO =
Recording sensitivity
The exposure is automatically set to the
proper value in the auto adjustment mode.
However, you can adjust it manually using
the functions below.
[Manual exposure]:
Allows you to adjust the shutter speed and
aperture value manually. t page 24
[EV]:
Allows you to adjust the exposure that has
been determined by the camera. t page 27
[Metering Mode]:
Allows you to change the part of the subject
to be measured to determine the exposure.
t page 30
Characteristics of "aperture"
(F value)
Open
In-focus range
narrows, both
backward and
forward.
Close
In-focus range
widens, both
backward and
forward.
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