Photography Foundations: Exposure (part 1)

Photography Foundations: Exposure (part 1)

Photography Foundations: Exposure (part 1) is an Beginner level tutorial on 3D + Animation, created by the author, Ben Long. This tutorial is a critical base for a person who needs to get better at his/her 3D + Animation talent. It provides you a thorough grip on Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Photography Foundations, Photography, Lighting, Video, Cameras + Gear, 3D + Animation, Photography Foundations, Photography, Lighting and Video.

Free Download - Photography Foundations: Exposure (part 1)
Author Ben Long
Publish Date 11/12/2018
Skill Beginner
Duration 2h 25m
Topic 3D + Animation
Video Tutorials 31
Last Update N/A

Arriving at the best exposure for a photo is part science and part art. Technology is on your side, but sometimes, to get the image you want, you have to override your camera’s controls. In Photography Foundations: Exposure, Ben Long helps photographers expand their artistic options by giving them a deeper understanding of shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and all the other critical aspects of exposure. Part one of this two-part series explores the basics: concepts such as tone, dynamic range, and reciprocity, and how they relate to the settings on your digital camera. You can learn how to use a light meter and your camera’s histogram, adjust the brightness and detail in your photos, prevent blur, and understand exactly how the auto modes work. By the end of the course, you’ll know how to develop an “exposure strategy” that you can employ in any shooting situation.

Note: This course is designed to work with any digital camera, but it is easier to follow along using a digital SLR or mirrorless camera.

Topics include:

  • What is exposure?
  • Modern camera anatomy
  • Shutter, aperture, and ISO
  • Light metering
  • Changing shutter speed and aperture
  • Exposure compensation
  • Light meters
  • Autofocus

Photography Foundations: Exposure (part 1) : Video Lessons

  • The importance of understanding exposure1m 55s
  • A word about camera brands3m 19s
  • What is exposure?5m 10s
  • What is tone?2m 28s
  • What is good exposure?8m 14s
  • Inside a camera3m 40s
  • Modern camera anatomy5m 43s
  • The shutter5m 28s
  • The aperture3m 1s
  • ISO4m 16s
  • Modes2m 46s
  • Pressing the shutter button2m 48s
  • Light metering2m 55s
  • The exposure triangle and reciprocity6m 6s
  • ISO control3m 58s
  • Preventing blurry images4m 30s
  • Changing shutter speed and aperture8m 28s
  • The dynamic range of your eye4m 15s
  • Aesthetics of dynamic range3m 16s
  • What is high dynamic range?2m 40s
  • RAW vs. JPEG2m 27s
  • What is exposure compensation?6m 54s
  • Hands-on with program mode6m 4s
  • How to read the histogram5m 1s
  • The histogram in practice7m 11s
  • Real-world histograms9m 23s
  • Auto-exposure bracketing3m 10s
  • How light meters work5m 34s
  • Why are there different metering modes?4m 35s
  • Autofocus basics6m 32s
  • Where to go next3m 34s

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