I use a Nikon D90 but i am posting here as the scenario would be same for any make of camera.
My situation is about taking photos of my child playing in the playground/park.
I was shooting yesterday at around 5 ~ 6 PM and was slightly cloudy but enough light. I was not able to use any of the ASM settings to my satisfaction . I could only shoot photos at "Auto" or "P" mode where i adjusted ISO to 200 instead of auto iso.
Would need input from other exp users on what aperture/shutter setting you would have preferred for such a scenario.
my problem was when i had set an aperture F5.6 ~ F8, at times the shutter speed would become quite slow and picture would come out blur (remember subject is moving fast). I was able to take better photo by just letting the camera adjust the aperture/shutter/flash
I need two advice
1) Plz plz someone say "takin in auto mode is also good"
2) What type of settings should i set on my camera if i want to move out of "Auto Mode"
thanks for all your time.
ps: Matrix metering and autowhite balance