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This newly revised edition of Bryan Peterson''s most popular book demystifies the complex concepts of exposure in photography, allowing readers to capture the images they want.

Understanding Exposure has taught generations of photographers how to shoot the images they want by demystifying the complex concepts of exposure in photography. In this newly updated edition, veteran photographer Bryan Peterson explains the fundamentals of light, aperture, and shutter speed and how they interact with and influence one another. With an emphasis on finding the right exposure even in tricky situations, Understanding Exposure shows you how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, freeze action, and take the best meter readings, while also exploring filters, flash, and light.

With all new images, as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and advice on shooting star trails, this revised edition will clarify exposure for photographers of all levels.

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"Of all the photography books I have on my bookshelf, and believe me, I have quite a few, this is the one that stands out as the most helpful. It is the first one I recommend to new photographers and it is one that I refer to when I need a bit of a refresher. It will take the fear out of moving from the point and shoot modes to the creative modes of your camera."
- Digital Photography School

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BRYAN PETERSON is a professional photographer, internationally known instructor, best-selling author, and founder of The Bryan Peterson School of Photography at www.bpsop.com. His trademark use of color and strong, graphic composition have garnered him photographic awards from  Communication Arts and Print magazines. He makes his home in Seattle, Washington.

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INTRODUCTION
The year was 1975, but it seems like yesterday that I first introduced the “photographic triangle” to a group of about forty students. It was on a Saturday, and I was running an all-day workshop on understanding exposure on the campus of Portland Community College as part of a program of continuing adult education.

I had never presented to a group this “large,” and little did I know then that groups
of forty students one day would swell toward one thousand attendees. My journey
has in many respects been truly humbling. 

When I first picked up a camera in the summer of 1970 (a suggestion made by my older brother Bill, who was a keen amateur photographer), my intention was to use the camera as a way to record landscapes and cityscapes. I was an “artist” and wanted to capture those scenes for later sketching with my inks and charcoals. Little did I know then that the reference photos I took with my brother’s camera would send me on a photographic journey that has lasted more than forty-five years. I have had far more adventures, chance encounters, and good fortune than should be legally allowed for a single lifetime. Of course, all of my adventures have not been without some setbacks, unbelievable obstacles, and momentous challenges, but somehow I’m still here churning out another edition of Understanding Exposure

During those first five years, 1970 to 1975, I made it a point to write down every exposure for the reference photographs I took. When I would review each image, I knew which aperture I used and which shutter speed I used and was soon able to determine why one aperture in conjunction with a particular lens would produce a massive depth of field or a very narrow depth of field. I also knew which shutter speeds were capable of creating motion-filled water, windblown flowers and leaves, and razor-sharp action-stopping subjects. I was soon figuring out that in every picture-taking situation, I was presented with no fewer than six possible exposure options and those six exposure situations could easily be changed to a different set of six options merely by changing from one film to the other; an ISO of 50 produces a different set of six possible correct exposure options than does an ISO of 200 or an ISO of 640, and so on. 

I soon found myself making a drawing of a triangle in one of my notepads, showing the three ingredients of every correct exposure: aperture, shutter speed, and the ISO. Of course at the heart of the triangle was the light meter, whose “job” is 100 percent dependent on the photographer’s ability tell it which aperture or shutter speed he or she is using and how many “eyeballs” (ISO) he or she wishes to use for a particular scene. I mention all this for one very important reason: I emphatically believe today, just as I did back then, that if you
will invest the time needed to understand the vision of the photographic triangle and the many “creatively correct” exposures it offers, your mind will be truly free to create almost any image it can conceive in camera!

I am all too familiar with the phrase “the third time’s a charm,” and I honestly thought that when I finished the third edition of Understanding Exposure, it would be the last edition I’d write for one simple reason: I felt I had exhausted the subject of understanding exposure. Obviously I was wrong! 

I am incredibly humbled by the response to the earlier editions, with combined sales of more than one million copies in seven different languages. With numbers like that one might ask, “Why mess with a winning formula?” 

To be clear, I am not messing with the winning formula, but since the third edition of Understanding Exposure was released in 2009, even more changes have taken place in the photo industry. The one change I readily welcome is the ease of using an electronic flash. One I don’t appreciate as much is the extremely high dynamic range that many cameras are quickly approaching. In a single shot, a few of today’s cameras’ sensors are capable of capturing upward of 9 stops of light to dark exposure, and at this rate a sensor soon will be recording the human eye’s ability to see a 16-stop range! This is a huge change from the days of film, when one might expect about a 5-stop range of light to dark. Why is this a problem? In some cases it will mean the end of the many beautiful sidelit landscapes of great contrast in which the strong highlights are in marked opposition to the deep and dense shadows. There will no more of this stark contrast because of the sensors’ ability to create images that cover a much wider exposure and tonal range.

On the flip side of all this new technology, I am hearing from more and more amateurs who have not only realized the limitations of their camera phones and are buying DSLRs but are also interested in “getting it right” in camera rather than relying on after-market software to clean up their exposure mistakes. In effect, it seems the trend today is akin to the days of film, when most, if not all, amateur photographers took pride in “owning” their creativity. They relied solely on their knowledge of the multitude of creative exposures that lie within the photographic triangle and a full understanding of the power of light, including the use of electronic flash. I have seen more evidence of “owning one’s creativity” in the last twelve months than I have seen in the previous five years, and needless to say, I am thrilled. I am not, nor have I ever been, nor will I ever be a fan of automated exposures. And yes, beyond the choice to shoot in any automated camera-setting mode, my disdain for automation includes the use of highly manipulative photo software, with HDR (high dynamic range) being just one example.

I am pleased to say what some call my formula (what I call the photographic triangle) for award-winning exposures has not changed one iota since I first introduced it to a group of forty students way back in 1975. Despite the digital age we are in and will be living in for what I am guessing will be years and years to come, the formula for award-winning exposures is no different today from what it was in 1975 and even as far back as the 1930s. 

A correct exposure was, is, and always will be a combination of your choosing the right-size hole in your lens (the aperture), and the right amount of time that light is allowed to remain on the digital sensor (shutter speed), and how both of these factors are influenced by your choice of ISO. 
Back in the day, the pinhole camera proved to be a terrific method of recording an exposure (it was much like a hole in a lightproof shoe box that held a piece of light-sensitive film), and as far as I am concerned, the digital camera of today is nothing more than a lightproof shoe box with a piece of light-sensitive “film” inside. Granted, these cameras don’t look like lightproof shoe boxes, but they perform in much the same way, albeit they record a single image a bit faster. 
Now that the digital age of photography has grown up since the first introduction of the Kodak/Nikon DCS with its whopping 1.3-megapixel charge-coupled device (CCD), it’s also fair to say that many shooters who are just starting out in photography are more confused than ever before, and for this I hold the camera manufacturers responsible.

Because of their attempts to make so much of the picture-taking process automated, the simple manual cameras of yesterday have been replaced by cameras reminiscent of the cockpit of a Boeing 747-400. I don’t know about you, but I find the cockpit of a 747-400 amazingly intimidating! The once simple shutter speed dial on the camera body and the once simple aperture dial normally found on the lens have taken a backseat to dials that are crammed with “features” such as Landscape mode, Flower mode, Portrait mode, Aperture Priority mode, Action Sequence mode, Sports mode, Group Portrait mode, Shutter Priority mode, and Program mode, and there is even a bee on the Flower mode! Combine all that supposed automation with auto white balance, auto ISO, and auto flash and you’ve got a recipe for frustration. Attesting to this frustration are the many shooters who have discovered that automation works only sometimes and only with some subjects. As my email in-box shows on a daily basis, there is nothing worse or more embarrassing to a beginning photographer who has taken a really nice image than being asked how he or she did it and not having a clue. 

Just last month, I received an email from a young man who had been selected to show his work in his office’s cafeteria. He wrote me to say that he had no clue about exposure and was sure that once his prints were on display, many of his coworkers would begin to press him for information about his photographs that he did not have, such as aperture and shutter speed and even lens choice. I do not want to suggest that this is vitally important information that one needs to know to take great photographs, but I believe it is vitally important information if one wishes to make great photographs consistently. 

Understanding exposure is not hard at all, as more than 900,000 photographers all around the world have already discovered. The only requirement is that you throw away your camera’s instruction manual after you reference it to learn one thing: how to set the controls to manual. Here is a clue: On every DSLR, you will find the symbol M, and when the dial is set to M, you are sitting in the copilot’s seat, about to go on a maiden voyage. Sure, setting your camera to M might seem scary at first, but you should have no worries since I, the captain, am sitting right next to you. And once you begin to experience the freedom of truly flying on your own, you will be asking yourself, “What ever possessed me to think I couldn’t do a manual exposure?” Honestly, it’s that easy; I promise! 

With manual exposure, the world of truly creative exposures will open up to you. You will discover the utter joy of owning your exposures from beginning to end, and taking part in their creation. The joy of that one image can last lifetimes as generations yet to come continue to enjoy the work you create!

Also, in this fourth edition of Understanding Exposure, all the photographs have been replaced.
Not only does this give it a freshened up appearance, but I also have added two additional and invaluable subjects that have much to do with award-winning exposures: an expanded section on the ease and joy of shooting with electronic flash and shooting star trails, and a section on the use of flashlights as another tool for extremely creative in-camera exposure options!
Flash photography was touched on only briefly in the third edition of Understanding Exposure, and many of you let me know that you wanted to see a more thorough discussion in this edition. As the saying goes, “Ask and you shall receive!” 

Yes, I know the use of portable electronic flash is deserving of its own book, and that is why I wrote just such a book about three years ago. However, since that time even more amateurs have begun working with flash, most with utter confusion about how, when, and where to use it; this is all the more reason to include a simple and easy-to-understand section on using an electronic flash off camera. 

I will add that the ease of using flash is, in my view, the only highlight the camera manufacturers have come up with that really deserves mentioning.

Simply put, automated TTL flash delivers on its promise of “foolproof flash exposure” far more often than not, and the information I am providing in this fourth edition of Understanding Exposure is more than enough to get you started down the road of creative flash exposure. If you want even more on the subject of flash, you can purchase my book Understanding Flash.
In closing, keep in mind that you are not alone in the confusion or frustration you will at times experience. If you ever need someone to talk to, I encourage you to get online with other like-minded shooters. One way to do that is to participate daily in a public forum in which just about anything photographic is discussed. A great place to do that is my site, www.youkeepshooting.com. Whether you have questions you would like to ask me, wish to contribute an answer, or simply want to upload photos for some honest feedback from your peers, it’s a great resource for understanding exposure.

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OrlandoTedTop Contributor: Photography
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Excellent Primer for the Novice Photographer
Reviewed in the United States on November 17, 2017
I had picked up a digital version of this book when I first started shooting and read it nearly cover to cover on a plane ride during a business trip. I put Bryan''s tips to use as soon as the plane hit the ground and was immediately rewarded with some fine memories from the... See more
I had picked up a digital version of this book when I first started shooting and read it nearly cover to cover on a plane ride during a business trip. I put Bryan''s tips to use as soon as the plane hit the ground and was immediately rewarded with some fine memories from the trip. That was some five years ago. When we purchased a digital camera for my girlfriend''s son I immediately sought out the print version to put in the bag. He loved it and started using his camera the way it should be used - out of Program Mode!

No book will create fantastic photos just by reading it. You still have to have an eye and be willing to experiment a little with what the camera can do. Bryan Peterson does an amazing job of challenging the novice photographer, getting them out of their comfort zone and thinking about the technical capabilities of these very complex pieces of equipment. I now unconsciously employ the exposure triangle whenever I''m setting up a shot whereas before I didn''t really understand why some photos worked well and others didn''t. Bryan''s analogy of ISO settings compared to a number of construction workers or bees in a hive is a priceless gem that I have expressed several times to my photographer friends when we''re out shooting.

The examples provided in the book are plentiful and easily understood. An excellent read for any novice wanting to take their camera out of Auto and start taking ''real'' photographs instead of snapshots.
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Reviewed in the United States on August 18, 2016
Seriously. If you are a beginner or are even an advanced user looking to refresh on the core principals of photography - get this book. After the first three chapters my photography was transformed. Don''t buy another lens. Don''t buy a new camera body. Buy this... See more
Seriously. If you are a beginner or are even an advanced user looking to refresh on the core principals of photography - get this book.

After the first three chapters my photography was transformed. Don''t buy another lens. Don''t buy a new camera body. Buy this book first.
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Good overall book for learning DSLR Manual Mode
Reviewed in the United States on April 24, 2017
I purchased this book as I''ve always been particularly interested with low-light level photography and astrophotography. I noticed almost immediately I could take better photographs or images by bumping down an ISO level with my newly purchased Nikon D5600. I then... See more
I purchased this book as I''ve always been particularly interested with low-light level photography and astrophotography. I noticed almost immediately I could take better photographs or images by bumping down an ISO level with my newly purchased Nikon D5600. I then realized I needed to learn how to use manual mode for manually choosing aperture and shutter speed for optimizing my skills, and shortly later I purchased this recently written book.

PROS
1) Includes at least one really good photo, if not two or three good photos at times, depicting each photo taking scenario described.

2) Many photography taking scenarios described, targeting mainly using Manual mode, as the book''s main theme is about using Manual mode instead of Program (Automatic) mode.

3) I enjoy hearing those with experience, describing their personal recommendations based on sound reasoning. (eg. Author prefers using Center-weighted light metering, as it''s a technique that has yet failed and has almost always worked. I, myself, was mainly using spot metering up until this recommendation within the book, but I still have a strong preference for spot metering due to my subjects usually causing difficult positions.)

4) Author uses one or two good digital cameras (eg. Mostly Nikon D800E images with a few Nikon D3X images.), and he does thoroughly explain each scenario within generic camera terminology.

CONS
1) First chapter is extremely wordy! In other words, the author tends to go significantly astray, whether intending humor or reflecting needlessly upon a scenario. I do not mind one or two astray comments (or jokes) within the introduction or first chapter, or even throughout the book, but the first chapter was extremely taxing upon my free time for reading! Halfway through the book now and thankfully the (excessive) comments were kept to the first chapter!

2) Does not describe how the digital camera performs light metering, until halfway through the book. Light metering becomes extremely critical when taking any photos or images of black or dark colored subjects, such as the book describes black cats. (I just happen to have a black cat, and was using him for photography imaging practice alongside the book! Other less knowledgeable people might have significant issues if they''re unaware of this while reading the beginning half of the book.)

3) The EBook version seems to be an EPUB file format with a size of ~10MB. Clearly after seeing the file size not disclosed by either the book publisher or the referred book vendor sites, the EPUB book format''s included photo images are of very low resolution! Maybe this is because I purchased the book from Google Play, but I''m presuming all the EBook formats for this book are going to contain similar image resolution for all the formats, since the publisher is referring EBook purchases directly to the Amazon, IPad, Android specific book vendors. As I stated within this review, would be nice to have a PDF format containing much higher resolution images! (Added this #3 con and purchased the EPUB version on 2017.08.07.)

TIP: As with all books containing color photographs, best to buy the book instead of an EBook version. As of yet, I do not think there is an EBook or PDF version for this book, and would only buy the PDF version if the PDF version contained all the color photographs within the print copy. Else, and somewhat self explanatory, the EBook version would be useless without any of the color photographs! On the flip, a college/university level book could likely describe all the photographs within the book, if a well explained description for each photograph were provided. It''s how us older folks learned long ago, when photographs were rarely used within books or were too costly to publish!
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Very Disappointed
Reviewed in the United States on August 26, 2018
After reading all the positive reviews on this book I was very disappointed when I got it. By the 4th edition you would think the author would get it right. He uses all new photos in this edition and most of them are under exposed with "Vivid" set on max. No prize-... See more
After reading all the positive reviews on this book I was very disappointed when I got it. By the 4th edition you would think the author would get it right. He uses all new photos in this edition and most of them are under exposed with "Vivid" set on max. No prize- winning photography in this book. Perhaps some of the bad reproductions are due to the Made in China printing techniques. Overall this is a $10 book at best rather than a $21 dollar book. I generally like Bryan Peterson''s work but this book is far from his best work and is simply disappointing. Once you have read the first chapter on The Exposure Triangle (the relationship of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO) you have the meat of the book down pat. The rest of the book is just an expansion of that simple principle.
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It is THE most important book on photography.
Reviewed in the United States on January 31, 2017
I purchased the 3rd edition which was my first book on photography. After that, I bought many books on photography, but, did not keep them all. This was the book that never left my table. Just out of love and emotion, I purchased the 4th edition''s Kindle version too. It is... See more
I purchased the 3rd edition which was my first book on photography. After that, I bought many books on photography, but, did not keep them all. This was the book that never left my table. Just out of love and emotion, I purchased the 4th edition''s Kindle version too. It is a keeper. If you are new to photography, you must get this book. All reviewers are already praising this book, I have nothing more to say. It is THE most important book on photography. It teaches you the very basic concept that you must carry on in your whole photography life.
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Pixelmover
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A well thought out book for beginners to pros.
Reviewed in the United States on April 1, 2017
I wanted to get into DSLR photography more since I will be using it more for work, but am interested in it for personal use as well. I really wanted to understand photographic techniques and really know how to set up any shot. This book did not disappoint. I found Bryan''s... See more
I wanted to get into DSLR photography more since I will be using it more for work, but am interested in it for personal use as well. I really wanted to understand photographic techniques and really know how to set up any shot. This book did not disappoint. I found Bryan''s approach and writing style unpretentious, straightforward and engaging. It really was a pleasure to read through. All of his photographic examples have a description of the exposure, as well as the settings he used. Very useful. I was pleased to learn he shoots in Manual mode most of the time. To be honest all the automatic functions of todays DSLRs can be overwhelming and sometimes difficult to get the results I want. In Manual mode (or even Aperture or Shutter priority), I have control and actually understand what I am doing. There are also plenty of useful tips as well that make this a worthwhile book that I will refer to over again.

Shortly after I bought the book, I mentioned it to a friend who has been into DSLR photography for awhile, and told me he has an earlier edition and is one of the best books out there on exposure. His copy is well worn.
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Albert A. Moreno
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A few good nuggets amid a bunch of junk
Reviewed in the United States on June 21, 2018
There’s some very good bits of information buried among way too many dad jokes and useless stories about pictures he took which to be honest were mostly bad. I guess the pictures only need to demonstrate a concept, but even then what he was trying to show was often unclear... See more
There’s some very good bits of information buried among way too many dad jokes and useless stories about pictures he took which to be honest were mostly bad. I guess the pictures only need to demonstrate a concept, but even then what he was trying to show was often unclear since he rambles endlessly. He kept mentioning about how he would go into a subject more deeply, but the space of the book wouldn’t allow it. I would much rather have has good, hard information than be bored with stories which had no benefit. Overall, I don’t regret reading it, I guess. But I would suggest another book for more direct lessons.
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Nor'easter
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The Same Very Average Book Repackaged Endlessly
Reviewed in the United States on January 3, 2020
Bryan Peterson has got it made. Thirty years ago this book came out and it was just average, nothing notable. Seeing all the incredible ratings, I thought there must have been a major rewriting of this book in the intervening years. I can can confirm that this is the same... See more
Bryan Peterson has got it made. Thirty years ago this book came out and it was just average, nothing notable. Seeing all the incredible ratings, I thought there must have been a major rewriting of this book in the intervening years. I can can confirm that this is the same average book from 1990 with a different cover and the same (but updated) relentless name dropping of the latest Nikon cameras. There’s your difference over 30 years. Peterson shamelessly shills for Nikon with an average book that is the same as it was thirty years ago. Don’t believe me? Go to the copyright page and you will see “Copyright 1990, 2004, 2010, 2016”. This book is being returned pronto. Gosh , it wasn’t a good book even n 1990. Cash cow book.
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Captivating and Really makes the penny drop - Easy to read, understand and digest.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 24, 2019
If you buy just one book to get to grips with photography and a shiny new DSLT or DSLR Camera - GET THIS ONE. I downloaded the sample and in no time was engrossed, understanding and what''s more taking it in and retaining what I had read, along with the practice sections, it...See more
If you buy just one book to get to grips with photography and a shiny new DSLT or DSLR Camera - GET THIS ONE. I downloaded the sample and in no time was engrossed, understanding and what''s more taking it in and retaining what I had read, along with the practice sections, it went in and has stayed there. So I bought the book. Bryan Petersen''s way of explaining and guiding is GREAT. If you are just starting to learn or on the way with your photography and there are things you don''t get - BUY IT. This book is not all about exposure, it covers a lot of area''s like F Stops, ISO, Shutter speed, Creatively Correct Exposure and so much more, it is well worth every penny and the little effort that is asked for every so many pages. I do not usually write a review about books - but felt I had to, DON''T take my word for it - Download the sample from Kindle - you WILL have an epiphany.
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Miguel
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Very well written, a resource to be kept.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 15, 2021
I’m really glad that I bought this book. I’ve been struggling learning how to shoot on manual mode, You Tube videos and other books on the exposure triangle just confused me and I didn’t get it. On the bottom of page 9 of this book there are 2 paragraphs that just explained...See more
I’m really glad that I bought this book. I’ve been struggling learning how to shoot on manual mode, You Tube videos and other books on the exposure triangle just confused me and I didn’t get it. On the bottom of page 9 of this book there are 2 paragraphs that just explained how to shoot manually perfectly and the penny dropped. I put the book down and got my camera out and started taking manual photos. I wish I’d found this book ages ago, the author has a very clear and concise writing style. I’ve learned a lot about exposure, lighting, white balance, shutter speed and filters from this book, but it also covers a lot of other topics that I don’t need to know at the moment. This is the type of book that you will keep on your bookcase as a resource for then you want to learn a new topic. Highly recommended.
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Kamil
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I wish I read this book 4 years ago. An absolute must-have for photographers at all levels
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 28, 2020
I wasted 4 years taking mediocre photos just on aperture and shutter speed modes. I was mainly focusing on things like composition without consideration to the exposure. I was certain that the semi auto modes gave me more opportunity to focus on my creativity while the...See more
I wasted 4 years taking mediocre photos just on aperture and shutter speed modes. I was mainly focusing on things like composition without consideration to the exposure. I was certain that the semi auto modes gave me more opportunity to focus on my creativity while the camera deals with the nitty gritty of exposure. I was 100% wrong. With the knowledge I gained from this book, I made it a commitment to only shoot manual mode for a few weeks. Now I have better control of my images and “know” what I need to do with my exposure settings. As a result, I can be much more creative and shoot images that I would have regarded as being lucky.
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Paul D
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Demystifies exposure, excellent book.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 9, 2021
I bought this book because I wanted to improve my photography skills by understanding exposure. This book is brilliant place to start - I don’t think I will need another book on the subject. Excellent, well thought out, packed with images and easy to understand narrative....See more
I bought this book because I wanted to improve my photography skills by understanding exposure. This book is brilliant place to start - I don’t think I will need another book on the subject. Excellent, well thought out, packed with images and easy to understand narrative. The writing coaches you in a one-to-one style, sharing a wealth of knowledge and experience with a bit of humour. I love that the author encourages you to try different camera settings and techniques then review the exposures you have taken. Bryan has a knack of making it easy to remember the instruction given so you can apply the techniques when out and about taking photographs. I feel more confident and knowledgeable about which settings to adjust to get the correct creative exposure. If there’s one book you should read on understanding exposure, this is it!
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Fantastic for anyone starting out.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 21, 2019
I bought this when i first got my camera, admittedly the tech he is using is perhaps older than the most modern cameras but the principle is more than relevant. I would suggest this to any new photographer wanting an easy way to understand how their camera works. As a...See more
I bought this when i first got my camera, admittedly the tech he is using is perhaps older than the most modern cameras but the principle is more than relevant. I would suggest this to any new photographer wanting an easy way to understand how their camera works. As a result of reading this ive never actually used my camera in an automatic setting. If you think you dont have time to read books just think about what you are doing when the Mrs is watching the soaps:), you could finish the book in a couple of weeks.
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