Photography Tips: Exposure Compensation

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So many great photography tips to start off the new year. Natalie tells you all about how to use your camera's settings to get the perfect exposure. –Virginia

Photography 101 Exposure Compensation

First, you need to pull out your DSLR, and find the exposure compensation button. It looks like a plus sign (+) over a minus sign (-).

I am seriously excited to talk about this button today. It’s one of my absolute favorite tools and I use it all the time on my camera. Especially when I am shooting pictures of my kids and don’t have a lot of time to think about exposure.

exposure compensation dial
Image Credit: Old style exposure compensation dial by Bill McChesney

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