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Langford's Basic Photography, 10th Edition by Richard Sawdon Smith, Anna Fox

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Chapter Five Exposure Measurement

This chapter looks at what "correct" exposure means and working in different lighting conditions. It discusses equipment for measuring and setting exposure, their different modes of use, and how to avoid mistakes with problem subjects. Shooting with flash brings in its own exposure features, discussed toward the end of the chapter. Understanding exposure applies equally to digital cameras and working with film, but at the end of the chapter we explore exposing different film types.

Digital image sensors or films need to receive just the right amount of light the photographer intended to record an image. If insufficient ...

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