Exposure Compensation confusion??

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bclaff Forum Pro • Posts: 10,903
Re: Exposure Compensation confusion??
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With most cameras the easiest way to think of exposure compensation is that it biases the meter reading. Everything else follows from that regardless of mode.

For example +1EV exposure compensation biases the meter reading by -1EV.

In manual mode, if you camera shows a meter to "zero", you should be able to verify this yourself.

In manual mode, if your camera allows it (many/most do), you can use exposure compensation with ISO Auto to handle rapidly changing light situations. I do this a lot.

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