Knowledgeable exposure is the core skill of quality photography. Achieving the right combination of light and shadow that matches, or even amplifies, your artistic vision is the essence of success. In this chapter, we will focus on what you need to know about photographic exposure to truly master landscape astrophotography.

Camera Exposure Value, EV, and Matching EV to LV

The primary photographic challenge, especially in landscape astrophotography, is to collect the right amount of light to produce a properly exposed image, regardless of the amount of light originating from the scene. Historically, a “properly exposed” image is one ...

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