Camera Exposure Infographic

As photographers we capture certain amounts of light every single time we take a picture. Knowing how exposure works and how to use your camera settings correctly will greatly increase your skills as a photographer. The visual below details all the basics on exposure to get you started:

exposure infographic

Elements of Exposure in Photography

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The key to understanding exposure is to get your hands wet. Try exposing photos in wide ranges of lighting situations. Don’t let tricky lighting scare you. Through experimentation you’ll surely find a correct exposure and increase your knowledge in the process.

For further training on exposure and HDR:

The more advanced you get the more you can start focusing on creative and artistic methods of exposure to augment the subject or theme in your photo.

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3 responses to “Camera Exposure Infographic”

  1. Sarah says:

    This infographic says “fast ISO’s are great for high light scenes or when it is a sunny day.” Isn’t slow ISO’s great for these high light conditions and fast ISO’s great for low light conditions?

  2. Conan says:

    “Fast ISOs” does not really make sense to me. Should be LOW ISOs are used in bright conditions and HIGH ISOs are used in darker conditions. ISO is not about ‘speed’ it is about the sensitivity of the camera sensor to light.

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