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Understanding how your Camera Light meter works & Exposure Compensation

Updated: Oct 20, 2023

Photography by its nature is all about light and the capture and management of the light in a scene. Modern cameras are incredibly good at measuring light in a range of different modes such as spot metering and matrix metering.

However you need to be able to understand what your camera is doing and what it is telling you, as well as what to do when your camera gets it wrong.

This may feel a little complicated but understanding this will help improve your images and your control. You need to understand your Camera Light meter and Exposure Compensation

How Does a Cameras Light meter Work

What is Exposure Compensation & How to Use it

Putting it Into Practice


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