Using exposure lock


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Using exposure lock

So when you are out in normal daylight like this, your camera's exposure system does a pretty good job of measuring all the different elements and giving you a good shot. But when you are in extreme conditions, when you have very dark and very light in the same shot, your camera has to choose. And a lot of times it will choose the other thing, the thing that you don't want. For example, here we have Samara standing back here in the in the shade. Now she is in the shade and we have a very bright background.

If I were to take just a shot, as it is right now let the camera do all the work, [00:00:35.6 8] she would be very dark, but the background will be perfectly exposed. So fortunately we have something called Exposure Lock. And what that allows us to do is measure the thing that we want exposed properly, take the shot, and then it lets everything else go the way that it wants. Now here's how it works. All you basically have to do is line up your shot, hold the shutter down h...

Using exposure lock
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