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Digital Photography: Why Metering Modes Matter

Digital Photography: Why Metering Modes Matter Metering modes matter. As you can see in our image of a catnap, changing the metering configuration makes a big difference in the brightness of a picture. Correctly setting the metering mode will ensure your photographs have the best exposure possible. This is especially important for high-contrast scenes, like the example above. What does metering mean? And what are the different settings? Continue reading and we’ll explain metering and introduce three common modes. Applying these concepts...

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Adjusting Your ISO to Capture Natural Light and Drama

Adjusting Your ISO to Capture Natural Light and Drama Photography Tutorial: ISO to Capture Natural Light and Drama In my last digital photography blog, I discussed exploring your DSLR’s manual settings to create photos with some depth and punch. Manually choosing your aperture settings is one way. Today, we’ll talk about the importance of adjusting your ISO. In photography, ISO refers to film speed, or how sensitive film is to light. Digital cameras don’t use film, but they do have a sensor which behaves similarly, so the term stuck with the...

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