Practice This Every Time You Shoot

A complex mathematical equation
A complex mathematical equation
Photo by Antoine Dautry on Unsplash

You know a perfect exposure when you see one, right? But how do you achieve that with every shot?

As a beginner, you’ve probably learned about the exposure triangle; shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. And hopefully, you’ve spent some time learning the reciprocal values of each one. For instance, if you increase your shutter speed by one stop, you need to open your aperture one stop or increase ISO one stop to compensate for it.

But knowing this in theory and putting it to use in practical terms are two different things. I know, I’ve been there. You come upon a scene with f-stops and shutter speeds bouncing around in your head. You set your camera to one of the so-called creative modes and take a shot. …

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Darryl Brooks

Photographer and Writer-I shoot what I see. I write what I feel. Read me in Publishous, Better Marketing, The Startup & Live Your Life on Purpose. You Do You.

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