Advanced Exposure Modes for Your Nikon D3000 Digital Camera

By Allen G. Taylor

Part of Nikon D3000 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To really take creative control, step up to one of these four exposure modes, which enable you to adjust aperture (f-stop) to manipulate depth of field (the zone of sharp focus) and adjust shutter speed to determine whether moving objects appear sharply focused or blurry. You also gain access to some features not available in the fully automatic modes, such as the option to adjust flash power and tweak white balance.