Understanding Exposure

How to Shoot Great Photographs with any Camera

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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.

With his trademark accessible style, Peterson instructs readers on how to achieve successful images in almost any situation, explaining the fundamentals of exposure and its component parts of light, aperture, and shutter speed. With an emphasis on getting the best exposure even in tricky situations, Understanding Exposure shows how to get (or lose) sharpness and contrast in images, how to freeze...

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David Heinemeier Hansson Probably one of the first primers I read on [improving my photography]. (Source)

John Craig Photography is an ever-expanding field, yet the fundamentals never change, also this is where many fall short. Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson is the book that I recommend to anybody starting off. (Source)

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