exposure

Photograph HDR with Exposure Calculator

Capturing bracketed images really isn’t very difficult but, at first, it sure can feel intimidating. I remember when it was mysterious to me and, to this day, I get questions about

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 17-23, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week we learned about the rule of thirds, how to use the whites and blacks sliders in Lightroom,

Weekly Wrap-Up: February 3-9, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we learned about finishing studio portraits in Perfectly Clear, a camera’s exposure, traveling to Antarctica, cropping in

Exposure beyond the camera manual

You reviewed the camera manual and completed an online tutorial. You did everything you thought you were supposed to do. And yet, your photographs aren’t exposed the way you want

Weekly Wrap-Up: Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we tackled the ins and outs of ISO, got tips on how to recover tough exposures, began

Tips to recover tough exposures

Sometimes, even the best of us have to deal with underexposed images. Here is a comparison between three popular RAW developing software plus important tips to help us in our

Weekly Wrap-Up: January 20-26, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up compiles interesting articles published this week on Photofocus. This week, we dove into the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X, learned about the aperture setting and how it affects

Shutter Priority and when to use it

Shutter Priority exposure mode is a fantastic tool for controlling how motion appears in your final image. This exposure mode allows the photographer to set the shutter speed while the

Aperture Priority: What’s it good for?

As a working photographer, I’m always looking for the most efficient way to create high-quality images. There are hundreds of things to keep track of during a photoshoot, but nailing

The advantage of Auto ISO

In photography, ISO is a rating of your camera sensor’s sensitivity to light. A lower ISO like 50 or 100 means that the sensor will require longer shutter speeds and

How to get perfect exposures on a sunny day

We’ve been having a really, really long summer in Michigan. Lots of humidity, lots of warm temperatures and lots of sun. Last weekend, I shot for seven hours outdoors over

Quick Tip: Match Exposures in Lightroom Classic

Have a series of photographs that have different exposure settings? While synchronizing your develop settings from picture to picture brings over all the adjustments you’ve made, it doesn’t take into