with Scott Kelby
If you are new to DSLR photography and want to dive a little deeper in your pursuit of learning more about exposure then this class is for you. Scott Kelby and RC Concepcion have d... READ MORE
lessons: 9 Course Lessons
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Exposure: Accessories Basics
with Scott Kelby
If you are new to DSLR photography and want to dive a little deeper in your pursuit of learning more about exposure then this class is for you. Scott Kelby and RC Concepcion have designed this class to give you a firm foundation in understanding the role of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO in creating the correct exposure for a given scene. A solid understanding of exposure will put you in the driver's seat for making creative decisions about what camera settings you want to use to express your vision. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Scott and RC as they outline who this class is for and why exposure is so important.
lesson 2: Avoiding Under and Over Exposure
When a photo is too dark it is considered underexposed, and when a photo is too bright is considered overexposed. Learn why this is a problem and how to get the correct exposure.
lesson 3: Understanding Depth of Field
The aperture setting controls how much of the photo is in focus, which is called the depth of field.
lesson 4: Understanding Your Shutter
lesson 5: ISO
The ISO setting controls how sensitive the sensor is to light. The higher the ISO setting the more sensitive the sensor is to light.
lesson 6: Manual Mode
In manual mode you are in control of setting the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO to get the correct exposure.
lesson 7: Using Exposure Compensation
Aperture priority mode is probably the most popular mode used on DSLRs because it allows you to stay in control of depth of field. You can still influence the exposure setting by using exposure compensation.
lesson 8: Metering Modes
The metering mode you choose will affect how the camera uses the information in the scene to determine the correct exposure.
lesson 9: Conclusion
Scott and RC close out the class with a discussion of where to go next in your path to learning more about photography.
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Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original "Photoshop Guy", is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
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