Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video The Exposure Compensation setting, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
The flash on your camera has a range of about 10 to 12 feet.…Beyond that your flash simply won't have any effect on your image, but within…that range moving your camera and its flash closer or farther from your subject…will result in more or less flash illumination on that subject.…That should be pretty intuitive.…Put the flash right in someone's face and they might end up with too much light on them.…Flash exposure compensation is a way of controlling how much light the flash puts out.…By dialing a negative flash exposure compensation you can reduce the intensity…of the flash to go from something like this to something like this.…
To dial in flash exposure compensation, I just press-and-hold the Flash button.…Now earlier you saw that when I am holding this button I can turn the Main Dial…to change Flash mode, but I can also at the same time use the sub-command dial…to dial in exposure compensation which shows right up here.…So that's -1/3rd stop.…That's -2/3rd stop, -1 stop.…So if I'm shooting a flash picture maybe I am up real close to somebody and I…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Nikon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 11s
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Using the Exposure Control Options
8. More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Modes
15. Using Custom Settings
16. Retouching Images
17. Caring for Your Camera
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