Project: Expose for Rich Color The exposure you choose, or help your camera to choose, can make a big difference in the colors that you get in your image. When your image is over exposed, the colors can become flat and desaturated. When you under expose your image the colors become richer and have more … Continue reading Project #27 Expose for Rich Color
Project: Exposure Compensation Exposure compensation is a great way to let your camera know that you are the boss! Your camera's exposure meter is set up to make what it thinks is a good exposure. As we all know current exposure meters are great but we also know that they are not as smart as … Continue reading Project #12 Exposure Compensation
Exposure Compensation is a neat little setting that you can use to help your camera make better exposure decisions. Depending on the camera you have, it can work in any mode that you choose to use, except Manual mode. If you are making images and they look over exposed (to bright) or under exposed (to … Continue reading From Green Camera to Manual in 9 Easy Steps, Part 3 – Exposure Compensation
In the world of digital photography is the Sunny 16 method of determining exposure still useful? Sunny 16 was a tried and true method of guestimating exposure by the time I bought my first 35mm SLR. That camera had a very simple light meter at was easily fooled. If you didn't know that your light … Continue reading Sunny 16, is it still useful?