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Old Jan 30, 2005, 5:53 PM   #1
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I have the D70 and I have read the book a few times. Just would like someone to explain the differance in these two modes.. I think I understand but not sure. In auto mode you don't get to make any changes to the camera and in P mode the camera still picks the best shutter speed and Apeture but you can change things like metering and white balance? Is that correct?

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Old Jan 31, 2005, 6:14 AM   #2
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I've heard the A mode described as waiter mode. You put it on A pass it to the waiter and ask him to take your photo, he can't change anything.

P mode allows a range of settings which are disabled in A mode. The most important to me is the ability to shift the shutter/aperture settings to get a faster shutter speed or smaller aperture if I feel I need it but still have the picture correctly exposed by the camera's meter.

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