This series of news articles is intended to help the novice digital photographer who wants to learn more. The aim is to explain key terms and introduce new ideas to help you, as a novice, explore the world of digital photography.
Understanding Exposure; the good the bad and the ugly!
We talked a little in the previous edition of EDP about shutter speed, aperture and ISO and today were going to take that a little further. This article is specific to DSLRs because most general digital cameras have very limited options when it comes to adjusting your exposure (they do it all for you). But, by all means read on and learn something new even if you dont own a DSLR yet!
In terms of photography, exposure simply refers to the total amount of light you allow through your camera and into the image sensor to record your photograph. While most digital cameras can handle some exposure