Understanding Exposure

Understanding Exposure

How to Shoot Great Photographs With Any Camera

Book - 2016
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With his trademark accessible style, Peterson instructs readers on how to achieve successful images in almost any situation, explaining the fundamentals of exposure and its component parts of light, aperture, and shutter speed. With an emphasis on getting the best exposure even in tricky situations, Understanding Exposure shows how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, how to freeze action, and how to take the best meter readings, while also exploring filters, flash, and light. With all new images, and updated captions throughout, this revised edition is sure to be as popular as ever.
Publisher: Berkeley, California :, AmPhoto Books,, [2016]
Edition: Fourth edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781607748502
Branch Call Number: 771 Pet 2016
Characteristics: 168 pages : colour illustrations


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JYLEET Mar 14, 2013

Easy to see why this book is a best-seller. With easy to understand and interesting narrations, the author does a great job of explaining how ISO, shutter speed, aperture, WB, etc, all interact in producing a "creatively correct" exposure. This book is packed with valuable nuggets of information, yet can be read in a couple of days.

whitehots_pmpl Dec 08, 2012

Excellent book, if you want to learn basics of digital photography and want to know what is shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings can affect your images. This book will teach you how to make full use of your dslr. After reading this book you feel more comfortable using manual mode.

Aug 17, 2012

This is a great and easy to understand book. The poster 229500... is totally incorrect. First of all "how to shoot great photographs with every camera" is still true if a camera doesn't support one feature he mentions. Secondly, his camera, along with every other dSLR, is absolutely compatible with filters. Just look at the diameter printed on the front of your lens eg. 67mm. Find a filter that size and screw it on. As long as you buy the right size it will fit on any brand of dSLR lens.

vozzy Jun 10, 2011

A great read for anyone who wants to better understand how to use the manual settings on their camera. I've had plenty of "lightbulb" moments and feel more in control of my picture taking now :)

Sep 29, 2010

The "any camera" in the subtitle is not totally accurate. I checked, and I cannot buy a filter for my Nikon D-90 for my rainy-day photos. Fun to read, though, and plenty of useful information.

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