CHAPTER 3

CONTROLLING EXPOSURE

My least favorite part of photography has always been the technical aspects. Honestly, nothing puts me to sleep faster than reading about theory and settings. But, part of being an artist is knowing your craft intimately, and knowing your craft includes understanding the technical parts of what you do. This is especially true when working with strobes and flash.

In this chapter, I’m going to dive into the technical aspects of photography. I’ll share how ISO, aperture, and shutter speed work together to create perfect exposure and visual interest when working with natural light. I’ll also look at how the roles of those settings change (slightly) when you’re working with strobes and flash. I’ll teach you about sync ...

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