Perfect Exposure for Digital Photography - This video will change the way you use your camera. Understanding the zone system is essential for capturing great photos. Ones that look the way you always wanted. If you just leave metering to the camera, your photos will look dull and flat. Start getting your exposures right and your photographs will be crisp and full of detail and depth. Become a better photographer... a much better photographer, in just over an hour. You can even use your cameras built in meter. Tim makes it so easy, you'll laugh.
Tim Cooper has been travelling all over the nation for several years, helping thousands of photographers hone their craft. A huge crowd favorite has always been his sessions on the Zone System for Digital Photographers. For the first time ever, Tim sat down in his studio and captured the magic on this video. As you watch, Tim's plain English style will cause you to understand light and exposure.
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Get an Introduction to the original Zone System by Ansel Adams
Find out how the original zone system is the forerunner of modern exposure
Discover why you need to learn how to meter
Learn the difference between Incident and Reflected Meters
See what a meter actually does, and why it does it
Understand the phrase "Meter for your midtones, and check your highlights"
Find out what type of metering patterns your camera has and how to use them
Learn the original zones and what they represent
Discover the usable zones of today's digital cameras
Determine why you would want to use Manual vs. Aperture or Shutter Priority Exposure Modes
Realize the similarities between a Zone and Stop
Demystify the histogram and see how it relates to the Zone System
Discover how to visualize tones in your photograph
Find out how to meter in difficult situations
Learn what to do with difficult subjects
Become skilled at reading available light
Learn how to meter for fill flash
Learn how to determine which Split Neutral Density Filter to choose
Determine the exposures for blending images together in Photoshop
Discover how to meter your scenes to create the proper images for the Merge to HDR function in Photoshop
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