Creative Exposure Part Nine: More on ISO

July 22, 2017

Creative Exposure Part Nine: More on ISO

In our last post, we saw the importance ISO plays in creative exposure.

We saw how managing the ISO setting allows you to control the amount of grain that shows in your photos. But it does more than that. Understanding and working with the ISO setting gives us added flexibility in terms of setting the other two exposure settings–aperture and shutter speed.

The bottom line is that ISO is an important and useful tool, and one that you will want to be comfortable with if you are looking to take creative control of your exposure.

So when I found the video below, I thought the it would be good review and a great way to help reinforce the ideas that we talked about in our previous post. The video is by Mike Browne of Picture This (Imaging) Ltd. I hope you find it helpful.

For Further Reading…

Reasons to Shoot High ISO Images

Understanding ISO – A Beginner’s Guide




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