Good Exposure for Landscape Photography

posted on 3rd of june, 2013

The traditional triad of ISO, aperture and shutter speed is the determinant of exposure. Appropriate selection of these three parameters will ensure the optimum exposure to record a scene as desired. Selecting exposure settings that allow less light to be recorded by the sensor creates darker, or underexposed images and selecting settings that allow more light to be recorded creates lighter, or overexposed images. The exposure controls are all conveniently related. The traditional values denoting step-changes in ISO, aperture, and shutter speed can all be considered using the concept of stops; f -stops when describing aperture, or just stops when describing changes in the other two variables or combinations of the three. Changing the aperture by one f-stop in either direction or doubling or halving the...

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Posted by FabioConcetta on June 05, 2013
Thanks for sharing!
Posted by Haotian on June 05, 2013
Thanks for this article. A great summary.
Posted by Suyerry on June 04, 2013
Was very useful for me. Thanks for sharing! :)

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