Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Learn how to optimize the Canon SD770 IS for a dusk/dawn scene
Tags:Canon SD770 IS: Set for Dusk/Dawn Scene,canon sd770 is,digital camera tutorial,how to use a digital camera,lb guides,photography lessons,set for dusk/dawn scene
Grab video code:
When taking a picture of a dusk or dawn scene, typically there is very little light. And what you want is all the colors out of the sky. So, what you’re going to need to do is go ahead and press the Function button.
Now, I’m going to use the Manual mode. I prefer this mode because this is the only mode that really gives me full access to things like White Balance and ISO. This is the mode I use for just about every picture I take.
Go ahead and go down, press the Down navigation button right here. Just scroll down to White Balance. Set it to Day Light. Day Light will get you the most accurate colors out of the sky. Once that’s set to Day Light, go ahead and exit the Function menu by pressing the Function button right here again.
And now, what you want to make sure you have is your Flash turned off. If you don’t have the No Flash icon, go ahead and press the right navigation button right here, or the Flash button to access this flash option, and just scroll through the different options until you get to Flash Off. Give it a second to go away or hit the Set button to make it go away a little faster.
Finally, the ISO should be set. Currently, you can see mine is set to auto. And this is probably not going to be good. I don’t want the camera choosing the ISO because it maybe higher than what I want resulting in a grainy image. So, go ahead and press the ISO button here at the top. Up navigation button to access ISO and just manually set that to 80 and that’s going to produce the best smoothest colors in the sky. So now, you’ve got your Flash turned off, your ISO is set to 80, and our White Balance is set to Day Light.
Now, sometimes with these scenes, there is so little light that because our ISO is set to 80, the Shutter speed will be very, very slow. Sometimes slow enough where you’ll even need to use a tripod. So, in case the Shutter speed is slow, go ahead and set your camera on a tripod. It can be small or large, it doesn’t really matter. Once you have the camera on tripod, you should probably use the Timer mode. Press down right here to access the Drive mode or the Timer mode is located. And just go down until you get to the two second timer. I don’t need the 10 second timer because I’m not trying to quickly get into the picture myself but the two second timer gives me enough time to press the Shutter button, release the camera and have the camera kind of stop shaking from my hands before it takes a picture.
So, the timer is set to two seconds. My Flash is turned off. ISO is set to 80 and my White Balance is set to Day Light. At this point, go ahead and press the Shutter button halfway. You’re going to need to put the focusing square on something with some contrast. In this case it maybe just the horizon. So, place the focusing square in the center over the horizon. Press your Shutter button halfway, wait for the camera to lock focus, the focusing square will turn green, and then you can recompose either tilt the camera up to see more sky or down to see more of the land. And when you’re ready, go ahead and press the Shutter button the rest of the way to take the picture.
Now, it really depends on the scene but if it’s really quite a bit before the sunrise or after the sunset and if there really is very, very low light in the sky you may want to go ahead and have a long Shutter exposure.
And in this case, the way you have the camera set up right now, the most it will get to is about a second. So, in order to make it longer than a second, what you would do is press the Function button here in the center again. Go up to Exposure Compensation and as it says here, press the Display button to access the long shutter option. And you’ll see here it says a second, you can press the left and right navigation buttons to change that figure. You can’t have it any faster than a second but if you press the left navigation button you can have it slower than a second.
So again, if it’s very, very low light there are still visible stars out in the sky, you can go ahead and crank that up to maybe even 15 seconds if you want and take a picture that way. Once you’re set go ahead and press the Function button to escape the Function menu. And as before, just press the Shutter button halfway, let the camera focus. Now, you can see that because my Shutter speed is so slow, it’s four seconds, the entire screen went white because in my case there is really plenty of light and that’s not necessary. The camera’s trying to guess how the picture would turn out with the Shutter speed set for four seconds.
To find out much more about digital photography and your digital camera, go to LBGuides.com