As you probably know, the back of your camera preview is not reliable for checking the brightness of your photo. It is better to use the histogram. My last post showed you the histogram in action, and this tutorial will show you how to correct the brightness in your photos using the exposure compensation feature that all digital cameras have.
People often approach digital photography rather sloppily, thinking they can fix everything in editing, but that takes time. Every time you take a photo it’s a good practice to check your histogram to make sure your photo is not under or over-exposed. Then you can correct it in camera instead of in photo editing. This [...]