Exposure and Photography

In photography, there are three fundamental aspects that every photographer should familiarize themselves with: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. The video below does a great job of laying out the basics in an easily understandable manner. If you’ve been wondering how to take images with just the right exposure, have a look:

These three elements are all used as essential means of achieving correct exposure. When one changes, it affects the exposure. It’s your job as a photographer to understand how to balance all three of them, making sure that they all work together to get a properly exposed image.

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3 Comments

  1. Great video for beginners!

    Please leave out the “sound effects” next time! Really detracts from the value of the material being presented.

  2. Samortal says:

    Despite what John Seacrowe said the effects were great. I knew what ISO did and what Shutter Speed did from my Canon S5 I just upgraded to a DSLR and explaining things like a video game definitely worked for me :) great job on the video!

  3. flashfs says:

    I like videogames, so I didn’t think the sound effects were distractive.

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