How to Use Exposure Compensation – And Understanding What it Does

A magnolia shot from below against a white sky

Very few photographers know how to use “exposure compensation”.  Understanding what it does is the first step to learning how useful it can be. The “Exposure Compensation” function is indicated by the little plus/minus button normally situated near the shutter button. In this post I explain how to use exposure compensation to add more depth … [Read the full post…]


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