Explore DSLR Camera Exposure Compensation Dial


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The Exposure Compensation dial

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.

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The Exposure Compensation dial
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The Exposure Compensation dial provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke as part of the Photography 101

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