>I've been changing. I used to be aperture priority 99% of the >time in all situations. But now when I work with models and >people I use manual most of the time. So I'd say 70% of the >time I'm in aperture priority and 30% in manual. And manual is >increasing as I start looking for specific looks. But I still >use aperture priority a lot when I don't need or want to think >about it.
That's certainly the key for me.
If its a static subject with fixed lighting, the manual works just fine.
But if there is a lot of action or motion or the sun is constantly shifting behind clouds, etc, then aperture priority seems to give a good result.