Your Camera Mode Dial Explained

It’s been a while, I’m sorry I’ve been neglecting you guys!  I’ve no excuses other than I’ve been super busy with my new online course “Getting to Grips with your DSLR” So I’ve decided that I’m going to make a better effort to post here at the blog and in particular, make some more videos.  I recently got an email from Katie, in Dublin who chastised me for not making more videos and I really feel like I’ve let you guys down.  So lots more to come – I promise…

In the meantime, check out the video below and leave me a comment to let me know your thoughts.

Your Camera Mode Dial Explained


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Hey there! Thanks a lot for the video, it’s very useful for beginners! Keep up the good work!

Bryan Grant Photography

and now that you have been shown no mor “P” mode or green squares… take control

Ingrid Owens

Thanks Andrei! I’m trying to make videos more of a regular occurrence here – a bad cold this week scuppered my plans but more to come very soon :)


I just got a new Nkion D3100 camera for an early Christmas present this year and am actually ovewhelmed. I have been using my old Kodak point and shoot because at leaset I know how to use it. I really enjoyed this video though and am going to check out the details of your online class. I am excited and cannot wait to figure this new camea out!!!


Ingrid, I just recently discovered your site. Planning to take your online course very soon. Thank you!


Hi ,

I was planning to buy a bridge camera . Sony Hx100v . I i would like to know if you are providing any classes for the bridge cameras ? I am very new to photography . And its my best hobby . So i would like to study how to use the full functionality of it .
This video was very good i never knew about all the modes .

Thank You


Thanks Aditya,
I’m working on some classes that will apply to bridge cameras and advanced compacts which should be live in the New Year. Please subscribe to the blog (top right hand corner of the page) to stay updated about the course release dates.
Have fun with your new camera!


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