Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video The Exposure Compensation dial, part of Photography 101 (2012).
The Exposure Compensation dial on your camera allows you to compensate for the exposure. …That the camera has figured out when it's in one of the automatic or semi-automatic modes. …So, for example, if you're shooting in aperture priority, Shutter priority, or even …in a fully auto mode. And you take a picture and you look at it …and you decide that it's too dark or too light. …Instead of having to switch over to manual and try to figure out what the …setting should be. You can simply adjust the Exposure …Compensation dial to make it a little bit brighter or a little bit darker. …And this can come in handy in a situation like this. …I have my model Jackie standing in front of this church, and as you can see, we …have a big bright sky behind us. So what I'm going to do is frame the shot …so that I get a lot of sky in the picture, and that's going to confuse the meter.…
So let's take a look at what we get to start. …(audio playing) So as you can see, this photo's a bit too dark. …The sky being so bright has completely confused the meter. …
- Carry and hold that DSLR like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera: from hands to water glasses to tripods
- Using aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- What the buttons do
- Manually controlling your autofocus
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
Photography 101: Shooting in Low Lightwith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke56m 7s Appropriate for all
Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Upswith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke1h 14m Appropriate for all
1. Carry and Hold That DSLR Like a Pro
2. Stabilizing the Camera: From Hands to Water Glasses to Tripods
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Pushing Your Buttons
6. Manually Controlling Your Autofocus
7. Flash Lights
8. Upgrading Your Light
9. Changing Your Point of View
10. Buying New Gear
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