Work with exposure compensation Nikon D800


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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 those...

Working with exposure compensation
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Working with exposure compensation provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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