Latest Articles in the Category Exposure:
How to Read a Histogram
You may not have realized it, but you can find a histogram in every camera. Even in the lowest models. Photo editors, including Zoner Photo Studio, have histogram displays too. But do you know how to use a histogram well?
How Can You Tell When Black and White Is Right?
We see the world in color, and cameras can reliably record the colors we see. Despite this, a black and white conversion will often make a photo better. When does black and white pay off?
Great Dynamic Range: The Best Way to Save Your Sky
Dynamic range is a term often used when describing scenes, reviewing cameras, and exorcising a variety of photographic demons. But there’s nothing supernatural about it. By understanding how it works and learning to work with it as you shoot, you can prevent overexposed and underexposed scenes.
Take Advantage of Auto ISO
Take Auto ISO. It’s been in cameras for years. Isn’t it time to give it a chance to shine?
Exposure Secrets: Correct Exposure vs. Creative Exposure
If you depend on your camera’s automatic settings or you rely on the inbuilt meter when you’re in manual mode, then don’t worry—you’re probably getting correct exposure every time. However, you’re often robbing yourself of unexpected, interesting photos that you could get with creative use of exposure. Don’t be afraid to leave the safe zone of average exposure and try getting creative with your pictures!
How Measuring Exposure Works
The exposure meters built into digital cameras generally do their work well and make your job as a photographer a lot easier. But in certain complex situations they can get confused. That’s why for precise exposure metering, you can either use aids that help the camera’s built-in light meter, or use external light meters. These, the higher-quality option, measure the light actually contained in the scene.
Expose to the Right – How to Get Less Noisy Pictures
Today’s article isn’t about composition or about what camera angle to use. It’s also not about wearing a swimsuit in winter. Instead it’s a trick that will give you less noisy pictures—in other words, better picture quality. Camera manufacturers are always pushing the envelope of technical quality, and so today’s cameras combat noise very well….
Tip: Taking Creative Pictures using Color Filters
Every photographer knows that feeling where they want to head out just like that and take some pictures. But often, there’s nothing to take pictures of. The model didn’t show up. Or the weather’s bad. Or it’s dark. Missed moments like this are the right moments for experiments. Today I’ll talk about one such experiment.
Long Exposure Photography
Where do short exposures end and long exposures begin? Actually, there’s no precise definition. But we’ll try to present our own. We’ll call exposures long when they manage to capture motion in a picture. That is, when motion blur is visible somewhere in the scene. Of course like any rule worth its salt, this rule…