Term - Exposure compensation
|Exposure compensation||SWPP Photographic Glossary|
Sunday 17th January 2021
Dial or buttons on a camera that allow the user to override the automatic exposure mode. Most cameras have +/-2 stops control that is enough to compensate in situations where the camera’s system would normally be fooled. Can also be used to modify contrast when a film is to be pushed or pulled.
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