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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 2:41 am 
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hai friends plz tell me in simple words whts the difference between brightness and exposure?

r they same?

if not whts the difference?

whts their effect in a pic?


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 3:28 am 
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Let see if I can explain this right, still learning myself. It depends on the program your using so some of the terms I use below may not be the same for you.

Exposure is for the over-all picture. You adjust your exposure first to set your highlights. If you over shoot your exposure you can introduce noise into the shadows. Next your Brightness affects the mid-tones more, so if you get the highlights right with Exposure but the picture itself is still a little dark you go to your Brightness. Then you adjust your shadows or fill light in the really dark areas.

Hope that helps

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