Why would you use a handheld light meter when your DSLR has a metering system built in? Because Incident light readings can make light work of tricky subjects.
Do your images turn out too dark or too light? We show you the quickest and easiest way to put them right… using your camera’s exposure compensation feature.
As our Shoot Like a Pro series on mastering some of the fundamental camera techniques continues we look at how you can get your exposures spot-on in different lighting conditions using exposure compensation.
While it can take years to master the camera techniques you need to take amazing images, whatever your skill level and whatever you choose to shoot, it often pays to keep things simple. Here we’ve put together 10 essential camera techniques every photographer should master.
Your camera’s metering system is a powerful and intelligent tool. But it doesn’t always get it right. In our latest photography cheat sheet we reveal how your camera can be easily fooled and explain how your exposure compensation function can rescue your images.
Are you tired of pictures looking too dark or too bright. Poor exposure is one of the most common problems photographers face, but you don’t have to take it anymore! This jargon-free guide to using exposure compensation explains everything from how much exposure compensation you should use on down to when your camera can get it wrong.
Learn how to read your camera’s exposure meter and alter key
camera settings that enable you to get exposures just right