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Chapter 4Taking Control of Exposure

Now that you understand the concepts behind what the three exposure controls do, it is time to learn how to use them well. As a photographer, you will make choices about how your images look. Those choices are made with the three exposure controls. Different styles of photography require using the controls in different ways.

As you develop and explore your own style of photography—your photographic eye, as it’s called—you will gradually form a look that is unique to you. People will recognize that you took certain pictures because that’s your style.

Even now you have a style, or favorite way of shooting. Look ...

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