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DEP and A-DEP Modes Explanation on DSLR

Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On May - 17 - 2016

DEP and A-DEP Modes Explanation on DSLR - A DEP Dial on DSLR

DEP and A-DEP Modes Explanation on DSLR - A DEP Dial on DSLR

Difference between DEP (AV, A on some camera’s) and A-DEP modes

Depending on the brand of your digital camera, you may have noticed 2 similar yet different modes on the dial, called DEP and A-DEP. DEP may also be sybolised by the letters AV (Canon) or A (Nikon). This clever A-DEP function allows the Canon camera to pick an F-stop that will render all subjects covered by the AF points in focus, and it will also set the appropriate shutter speed.

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