Setting the aperture value
The role of the diaphragm is to regulate the flow of light. The size of the aperture determines the size of the light flux. A small aperture such as f/2.7 is better to use when shooting indoors in a bright Sunny day the aperture should close to the maximum.
The PowerShot SX30 IS manual setting of aperture required for shooting. Exposure the camera sets automatically. To manually set the aperture to rotate the mode dial to the position AV. The aperture value is displayed. Rotating the control dial, you can change the aperture from f/2.7 to f/8.0.
Setting the shutter speed
Another parameter that affects the amount of light – exposure, or the duration the shutter is released. Shutter speed is determined in fractions of seconds or in seconds. The camera PowerShot SX30 available values from 1/3200 second to 15 seconds. To manually set the shutter speed to rotate the mode dial to the TV position. The exposure value appears on the display. When rotating the control dial shutter speed change. In TV mode the camera automatically sets the aperture value.
Changing the ISO speed
We are talking about changing the light sensitivity of the sensor. Lower ISO values are not sensitive to light, this mode is suitable for shooting under strong light. High ISO used for shooting indoors. The lower the ISO, the less noise in the pictures.
The PowerShot SX30 IS you can use the automatic installation mode ISO speed or enter it manually. For manual configuration required on the control wheel press the Func.button.set. Value ISO speed is displayed on the camera display. You can change it by rotating the command dial. After selecting the desired values, again press the Func.button.set.
White balance settings
White balance function sets the optimal white balance for natural colors, in accordance with the shooting conditions. By default, the camera PowerShot SX30 IS applied to the value auto. For manual white balance setting it is necessary to press on the control dial Func.set. On the display side buttons of the control dial you choose the value of AWB. The white balance value will change when rotating the control dial. Select balance from daylight to flash photography depending on the shooting conditions. Then again press the Func.button.set.