Monthly Archives February 2014

Exposure compensation explained….

Hopefully if you’ve been reading my blogs over the past few weeks you’ve gained a basic understanding of how to use the TV and AV modes on your camera as well as the importance of ISO. To finish off I am going to give a brief overview of the exposure compensation function on your camera and how it plays an important part in further improving your photos. What is camera exposure compensation? Exposure compensation is a function on your camera that lets you over ride the camera’s automatic exposure to lighten or darken a photo. It can be used in
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Shooting in shutter priority mode on your dslr

Over the past 2 weeks I have given a simple overview of aperture priority mode and ISO. This week I look at using shutter priority mode (TV or S on most cameras), the 3rd and final pillar of photography. In this mode you as the photographer can choose which shutter speed to shoot in leaving your camera to adjust the aperture accordingly. What is shutter speed? Shutter speed is the duration of the exposure, from the opening of the shutter to the closing or, in simpler terms, the amount of time that the shutter is open. It is measured in
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