underwater Photo Course :: (1) The Basics :: Exposure Basics
U/W Photo Course
Learn u/w photography the easy way!
Unless you were kidnapped by aliens at birth you should have picked up some
knowledge of photography on your way through life. We all should all be familiar
with the term 'make an exposure'. But what exactly does it mean?
The raw material of photography is light. Light is recorded by
our cameras. This is exposureRecording light onto photo sensitive devices and materials.
We let light into our cameras when we press the shutter. It is important that
we control the amount of light striking our film because there is only one
correct 'dose' (i.e. correct exposure).
We can control the amount of light striking the film in one of two ways
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