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Using your camera’s image review playback

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One of the main benefits of digital cameras is the ability to review your images on the camera. This allows you to easily check whether you got the shot you wanted. If you didn't (and your subject hasn't changed), then you can adjust the settings and try again until you do get the shot you want.

Camera LCD image review of Kingfisher photo
Camera LCD by Hanumann on flickr (licensed CC-BY)

In this article we'll look at the different information we can see using the camera's image playback, and how to use this to get the shot you want.

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

June 26th, 2012 at 9:53 am

Stop Exposure Problems Ruining Your Shot

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Getting the right exposure is critical to ensuring images have impact and don't appear flat or washed out. You may not realise though, there is no such thing as correct exposure. There are however exposure errors and problems that must be avoided. Once you understand how to evaluate and correct exposure errors you will be able to take the next step to using exposure creatively. This will give your images mood and feeling.

Low key black and white photo of girl in tunnel silhouetted against light at the end of the tunnel
13/365 by phozographer on flickr (licensed CC-BY)

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