In photography and digital photography, portrait mode is a function of the digital camera that is used when you are taking photos of a single subject. When taking photos in portrait mode, the digital camera will automatically uses a large aperture to help keep the background out of focus by using a narrow depth of field so the subject being photographed is the only thing in focus.
Other digital camera settings and shooting modes include:
Macro mode to focus on subjects close to the camera lens.
Sports mode to shoot sports and other types of action shots.
Movie mode to capture moving subjects in a video format.
In-camera red-eye fix to auto-correct any incidences red-eye.
Face detection to detect human faces and set the focus and appropriate exposure.
Contrast with Landscape Mode.
- night mode
In photography and digital photography, night mode is a function of the digital camera that is used when you are taking photos in low-light situations — or at night time. When taking photos in night mode, the digital camera uses a long shutter speed to capture scene details and also fires the camera’s flash to […]
- automatic exposure mode
Automatic exposure mode (also called automatic exposure and abbreviated as AE) is a standard feature on digital cameras that will automatically determine the correct exposure for pictures without any user input other than to select the AE option before taking a picture. In automatic mode the cameras will make all the decisions for you, including […]
- Puppy Linux
Puppy Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution designed to be easy to install and use. Puppy is small (the live-CD is less than 100MB) and loads completely into RAM, which also makes it fast. Puppy has very low system requirements making it a suitable open source operating system for older PCs and in netbooks. This […]
Short for “neglecting to text” it is a text messaging slang term used to describe a person who fails to respond to a text message.
- pocket dial (butt dial)
A pocket dial (also called pocket call, butt dial or butt call) is a slang term used to mean an unintentional call placed from a mobile phone because the send button was accidentally pressed while carrying the phone in your pocket. The word pocket in text message slang is “pocko” and this may also be […]