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I agree about shooting in Manual. It’s important to learn the more minute detailing for settings. Does this mean you only ever shoot in it? No. I think most people learning should dive in and use the presets (Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority) when they need to fall back or shoot quickly. Take the time to shoot in manual when you have it. I think everyone should know how to use their camera well in manual.

As for the “salvaging” things, that I disagree. There are plenty of photos thatr are either underexposed/overexposed SOOC that make for great images thanks to RAW storing so much data. Thanks to advances in editing software, you can even fix grain left over from improper exposures. While many great photographers have beautiful images even SOOC, they’ll still admit to sometimes forgetting to change their settings and will repair an image that’s still lovely.