Exposure Compensation

What is Exposure Compensation?

What is Exposure Compensation?

Adding to or subtracting from the "correct" exposure time indicated by the camera's light meter, which results in a final exposure that is either lighter or darker than the recommended exposure time. Most cameras allow for exposure compensation in 1/2, 1/3, or full-stop increments. Note that the "correct" exposure is not necessarily the "best" exposure.

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