Work with exposure compensation Canon 5D Mark III


show more This training demonstrates the benefits of working with exposure compensation on the Canon 5D Mark III. Exposure compensation automatically adjusts exposure to overall brightness without you having to control specific parameters. In a nutshell, it brightens or darkens the image depending on the scene. This allows you to focus on taking a good shot without having to make manual adjustments. show less
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Working with exposure compensation

If you've watched Foundations of Photography: Exposure, then you know that in photographic terms, exposure is a measure of the brightness of light, and you know that on your camera, you control how much light is captured by altering shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. Through careful choice of how you alter these parameters, you can not only control the overall brightness in a scene, but how deep the focus is, whether motion is frozen, or blurry, and more. Exposure compensation is a control that lets you adjust exposure to alter overall brightness without control of any specific parameter.

So, for example, you can use your camera's exposure compensation control to specify a one-stop brightening of a scene. Your camera will automatically adjust shutter speed, and aperture, and possibly ISO to get that one stop of additional brightness, but you won't know which parameter it's changing, or how much, to get this alteration. Now, why would you be willing to give up control over t...

Working with exposure compensation
Video duration: 5m 2s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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This training demonstrates the benefits of working with exposure compensation on the Canon 5D Mark III. Exposure compensation automatically adjusts exposure to overall brightness without you having to control specific parameters. In a nutshell, it brightens or darkens the image depending on the scene. This allows you to focus on taking a good shot without having to make manual adjustments.

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Photography
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5D Mark III
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