Originally Posted by kettles
^ this is very true. In my job (tv cameraman) we don't even have auto focus or auto exposure, though it's somewhat easier with video anyway.
Using at least the shutter or aperture priority modes is a good place to start, from there you can just use +/- exposure compensation. And make sure your ISO setting is not set to 'auto' too.
Hey Kettles. Would you give me a Christmas present and change your avatar. I really hate looking at that guys face. I keep linking that picture to you, and I know nothing about you besides that you have good taste in drums. :)