Photography Exposure

Photography Exposure

by David Präkel

Paperback(2nd Revised ed.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472590916
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/31/2015
Series: Basics Photography
Edition description: 2nd Revised ed.
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 969,368
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

David Präkel has taught photography at all levels in the UK and America, at the prestigious Kodak Imaging Training Centre and in his own training workshops in Northumberland, UK.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Basics. Light Itself; What is a Good Exposure?; Histograms; Contrast; Stops; Reciprocity; Exposure; Value (EV); Subject Brightness Range (SBR); Latitude (Film) and Dynamic Range (Digital); Over and Underexposure; Clipping; Key; ISO Sensitivity; Filters.

Chapter 2: Shutter Speed and Time. Motion and Time; Natural Density (ND) Filters to Extend Time; Types of Shutter; Creative Use of Shutter Speed; Case Study: Shutter-speed Dial; Exercise: Shutter Speeds.

Chapter 3: Aperture and Depth of field. Stops and f numbers; Depth of Field; Creative Use of Aperture and Focus; Case Study: Aperture; Exercise: Depth of Field.

Chapter 4: Meters and Metering. Types of Exposure Meter; Reflected versus Incident Light Meters; Camera Light; Meters; Metering Modes; Histogram as Light Meter; Exposure Value (EV) Compensation; Color versus Tone; Other Light Meters; Case Study: Spot Meter Advanced; Exercise: When Light Meters Let You Down; Grey.

Chapter 5: Dynamic Range. Graduated Neutral Density (Grad ND) Filters; RAW Files; High Dynamic Range (HDR); The Zone System; Local Exposure Control; Case Study: Light Meter; Exercise: Calibrating Digital Exposure Index.

Chapter 6: Special Cases. Technical versus Subjective; Exposure; Back and Rim Light; White Balance; Winter Weather; Flash; Close-up; Zone System for Film; Exposure Index (EI): Pushing and Pulling Film; Open Shutter; Multiple Exposures; Extreme Lighting.

Bibliography, Apps and Online Resources
Acknowledgements and credits

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