Exposure Mode Quick Guide for Your Canon Rebel T2i/550D Digital Camera

By Julie Adair King, Dan Burkholder

Part of Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D For Dummies

Use this table for a quick explanation of your Canon EOS Rebel T2i/550D camera’s exposure modes (you select these using the Mode Dial on top of the digital camera). Control of picture-taking settings depends on the exposure mode. Some are fully automatic, and others let you precisely manipulate exposure, color, and focus.