TUTORIAL: Seven Settings You Need to Know on Your Point-and-Shoot Camera

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Use exposure compensation to properly expose your shots each time. Exposure compensation (otherwise known as EV compensation) is a nifty setting on your point-and-shoot that allows you to quickly and easily over or under-expose your shots. This setting comes in handy when shooting dark subjects against light backgrounds or vice versa. It can be found in your camera’s menu or via a button on your camera that’s denoted with a + and – sign.

What are some of your favorite settings on your point-and-shoot camera?


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