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Many photographers end up with underexposed images, sometimes its the camera on the wrong settings!

Watch How Exposure & Metering Works in Your DSLR Camera on YouTube

In this video I go over some basics...although my perspectives on those basics are sure to help everyone. You will learn how your exposure modes work: program mode, aperture priority, shutter priority and manual mode. Next up is your metering modes: matrix/evaluative, center weighted and spot. I go over when to use each one and when to stay away from each. Keep shooting!

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0 # Todd 2012-06-06 20:03
I'm On Matrix!! Great video Greg, I'm a histogram user. thanks!
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0 # Rush L. Workman 2012-06-06 21:34
As always great video. I gave an upcoming bride your checklist, and she was impressed. thanks, Rush
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0 # Guacho 2012-06-07 07:14
" hope you're shooting Nikon "

Why do you hate us ?? ( Canon users ).

Good Video, Canon has center weighted, partial and spot, not sure if Nikon has the same ones but I believe you mentioned about center weighted and spot.
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0 # Gregory Cazillo 2012-06-07 10:01
I don't hate you...just a joke ;-)
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-1 # sudarin 2012-06-09 17:08
as always, great tips! quick question, so should you be using spot metering for this picture above? if not, what is best to use? & finally, evaluation or spot for studio shoot? much appreciated, thanks!
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0 # Gregory Cazillo 2012-06-11 10:41
Spot metering might have been better but I used center weighted on that image.
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0 # J Dench 2012-06-12 14:56
Mine was multi-segment (Sony).
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0 # Jocelyne 2012-06-22 19:23
Hi ,
I want to express my apreciation of you're GREAT and PROFESSIONAL videos ! Easy to understand and give us all the information about how taking pictures ...It obvious you are very passionate about photography !
Mr Cazillo ,since i've listen to you're videos i'm getting a lot more satisfaction out of my photos ! Before i would be mostly disapointed .. I would use the {P} mode ,now i dont use it at all..I prefer the manual mode and paying attention to the histogram..I do a lot of diferent kind of pictures ...We are so fortunate to have these free videos ..Sincerely mr Cazillo ,i hope you have someone in you're life that is bringing you such joy as you are giving us ! Grand Ma Jojo
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0 # Albiss 2012-09-18 15:27
like this video
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