Exposure compensation - the beginner question

Started Apr 29, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Graystar Veteran Member • Posts: 8,373
Re: Exposure compensation - the beginner question

dsjtecserv wrote:

Graystar wrote:

the reflectivity of the subject doesn't change the exposure level. Only changing the light source does that.

This discussion pertains to "the amount of light captured by the sensor", in the OPs words.

Yeah, I guess if we go literally by that one statement I can agree with your correction.

However, the OP opened with this question...

Everlast66 wrote:

What is exposure compensation actually doing and why is it needed?

I see this as a discussion on the use of Exposure Compensation. My response is in the spirit of the "why is it needed" half of the question.

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