Which Mode do you use on your Camera?


#1

So this is something I’ve been wanting to know for a while. What mode do you all use for spotting? I personally use Program mode.


#2

Manual all the way.
And I shoot in RAW unless my SD card is low on space.


#3

Same here. Manual + RAW is what I’ve been using. Large files, but produces the best images imo.


#4

Make it 3
I do Manual+RAW too
I also use AV


#5

Nope that’s four. Manual + Raw (uncompressed 14 bit)


#6

I use my phone. Is that bad? 😉
It can zoom!


#7

Manual + RAW. Let’s you control of your camera and works better in post.


#8

Usually Manual and Raw. If you are worried about the large file size, buy a hard-drive. Mine is 512gb. Plenty of space.


#9

Manual and JPEG so I can transfer them quicker.
I also use AF on wide angles so I don’t mess everything up.


#10

I usually put it on sport mode and then RAW for as much as possible (which is about 320 photos per SD card sadly)


#11

How large is your SD card?


#12

My card is 8 GB large


#13

I’d recommend buying one that’s 64gb or more. They can be found on Amazon for like $20


#14

Yes, and going along with what @GaplessHiding, you want a fast write speed particularly if you have a higher end or action oriented body. Click here for the one I use, it handles writing uncompressed raw files to the card like it’s nothing.


#15

Nice, same card that I use. Class 10 really comes in handy


#16

I used to use Auto, but now I use Manual, much more reliable. I also shoot in RAW+JPG