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Just bought canon 7d .mk11 I am battling with the setting the right exposures in Manuel mode please heel

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The setting used in manual mode are dependent on the light source and the type of photography i.e. do you need a fast shutter speed or not. Or are you doing portraits etc. The settings used will also be different for the different type of lenses you use. If you are using a kit lens (eg 18-55mm) and you are shooting indoors try as a start f5.6 - 1/60 - ISO 200 then adjust it to suit depending on the results. The majority of photographers use the Av mode set to f5.6 to f8 at 100-200 ISO then adjusted so that the shutter speed is equalish to the focal distance i.e at 55mm ensure about 1/60 as a minimum to avoid camera shake.

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Is this information not contained in the manual ? If you have no manual, you can download a manual for almost any equipment by Googling the make and model followed by the word Manual, then follow the appropriate link(s).

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