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8Exploring Exposure Modes

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Here is one of my favorite Buddhist sayings: “There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same.”

Here is one of my favorite Photoshop instructor jokes: Q: “How many Photoshop instructors does it take to change a light bulb?” A: “One—and 99 others to show you his or her own way.”

The idea is the same with the saying and the joke: There are many methods to get to the same place and that holds true for a good exposure.

I took the opening landscape image in Iceland with my camera set on the aperture priority mode and in-camera meter set to the evaluative metering mode. That is my camera ...

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