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Nailing the Right Exposure

This chapter shows you the fundamentals of exposure, so you’ll be better equipped to override the 6D Mark II’s default settings when you want to, or need to. After all, correct exposure is one of the foundations of good photography, along with accurate focus and sharpness, appropriate color balance, freedom from unwanted noise and excessive contrast, as well as pleasing composition.

The 6D Mark II gives you a great deal of control over all of these, although composition is entirely up to you. You must still frame the photograph to create an interesting arrangement of subject matter, but all the other parameters are basic functions of the camera. You can let your 6D Mark II set them for you automatically, you can ...

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