Photography basics: 1. Exposure

Before discussing topics like post-production and colour correction or PS6 or Adobe lightroom, I should go through the basics in a series of 1-3 or 1-5 posts.

The most important aspect before framing or even correct white balance would be correctly exposing the camera for the environment you’re in and the kind of shot you want to take. Exposure consists of 3 important factors, all which are interconnected, so if one is adjusted the rest are affected in a knock on effect. 3 Factors:

  1. ISO (sensitivity to light)
  2. Aperture (proportion of sensor exposed)
  3. Shutter speed (degree of time the sensor is exposed to light)

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