With digital cameras now back to almost everyone, the majority of users now those who have decent photos, without wishing to learn the intricate details involved in photography. They rely on their automatic camera to take snapshots of people and events to meet, to share with friends and relatives.
The Auto mode in today's digital cameras has been improved greatly, they can get much better pictures than ever before. It has been more accurate while its basic functions of setting focus, exposure and color. It is also wise enough to recognize: the faces of the people where they can be delayed and recording when a blink is detected, or is missing a smile, typical scenes that require specific settings of the camera to produce the best image and follow active subjects, while concentrating care how they move.
Digital cameras will also have more interactive with users by providing enough information to be recorded on an image. If a camera is pointed out in one scene, triggers a half-press the shutter button, the automatic process of analysis and adaptation of the best settings. It then shows all actions taken on the LCD screen.
Despite functional and powerful than before, camera automation has plenty of room for improvement. There are still difficult situations that the auto mode is not grown, but many bad pictures are really a result of limitations in the ability of the camera itself in relation to the demand characteristics of the scenes. That is the reason why many advanced users out of the car mode, so that they Techniques to enhance their skills or introduce camera, artistic touch to a picture may be able to apply. Cameras usually offer plenty of warnings when the limit is violated his abilities.
Some typical scenes that recognizes a digital camera auto-detect function and how it is made to accommodate them:
Landscapes - the camera automatically provide the settings for richer colors and deeper depth of field. To achieve this, a small opening is sometimes used at the expense of shutter speed. Even in low light conditions, the use of a tripod may be required. The camera is also the color saturation and hue of green leaves and blue sky for the processing of the image.
Portrait - when the camera detects a face or faces, it automatically adjusts the skin tones and a low depth of field to blur the background.
Night portrait - if the camera detects a face or faces and a night scene is characterized by low light the camera automatically adjusts exposure (wide-angle, slow-shutter-speed and high ISO). It also activates the flash in slow synch mode to point to a well-lit subject and detailed background information.
Backlit portrait - if the camera detects that the sun or other light source is behind the subject, make him more exposure to give details on the subject. It can also activate, to bring the flash to the subject with enough light more details that can fill are overwhelmed by the bright backlight.
Night view - more or less similar to night portrait, except that the camera does not recognize a face or faces.
Macro - when an object is detected to be near the camera performed in an automatic adjustment to deliver a tighter focus.
Manufacturers tend to give their distinctive labels camera automation technology, to differentiate from your competition and to protect their property rights.