Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting
In This Chapter
Understanding the basics of exposure
Choosing the right exposure mode: P, S, A, or M?
Reading meters and other exposure cues
Solving exposure problems
Getting better flash results
Creating a safety net with automatic exposure bracketing
Understanding exposure is one of the most intimidating challenges for a new photographer. Discussions of the topic are loaded with technical terms — aperture, metering, shutter speed, ISO, and the like. Add the fact that your camera offers many exposure controls, all sporting equally foreign names, and it’s no wonder that most people throw up their hands and decide that their best option is to stick with the Auto exposure mode and let the camera take care of all exposure decisions.
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